User: anonymous   Login
Location: Onan Observatory
(44.8103°N, 93.9397°W)
Time: 15:17:30
(UTC-05:00)
Language:

Iridium 90 - 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 27373U 02005B   16274.07183802  .00000008  00000-0 -36411-5 0  9997
2 27373  86.4429  98.8250 0002028  89.4701 270.6732 14.42955660773848
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2016 01:43:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002028
inclination: 86.4429°
perigee height: 747 km
apogee height: 750 km
right ascension of ascending node: 98.8250°
argument of perigee: 89.4701°
revolutions per day: 14.42955660
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.6732°
orbit number at epoch: 77384

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

DLR