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Iridium 21 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 25778U 99032B   15142.50100111  .00000218  00000-0  70940-4 0  9999
2 25778 086.3980 180.2668 0002436 090.8229 022.8714 14.34215590839650
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2015 12:01:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002436
inclination: 86.3980°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 180.2668°
argument of perigee: 90.8229°
revolutions per day: 14.34215590
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.8714°
orbit number at epoch: 83965

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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