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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   17016.30220534  .00000178  00000-0  56416-4 0  9998
2 25778  86.3973 287.4546 0001926  84.2564 275.8852 14.34216923926346
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2017 07:15:10
Eccentricity: 0.0001926
inclination: 86.3973°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 287.4546°
argument of perigee: 84.2564°
revolutions per day: 14.34216923
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.8852°
orbit number at epoch: 92634

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

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