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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   17083.90787868 -.00000042 +00000-0 -22185-4 0  9994
2 25778 086.3923 259.1767 0002096 085.9508 274.1928 14.34214204935950
Epoch (UTC): 24 March 2017 21:47:20
Eccentricity: 0.0002096
inclination: 86.3923°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 259.1767°
argument of perigee: 85.9508°
revolutions per day: 14.34214204
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.1928°
orbit number at epoch: 93595

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

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