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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   15026.46432883  .00000352  00000-0  99242-4 0  6583
2 27373 086.4490 354.8414 0003028 082.1467 278.0077 14.42959159685509
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2015 11:08:38
Eccentricity: 0.0003028
inclination: 86.4490°
perigee height: 746 km
apogee height: 751 km
right ascension of ascending node: 354.8414°
argument of perigee: 82.1467°
revolutions per day: 14.42959159
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.0077°
orbit number at epoch: 68550

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

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