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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   15117.51634299  .00000283  00000-0  78669-4 0  9996
2 27373 086.4444 316.7936 0002858 090.4623 269.6906 14.42961245698634
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2015 12:23:32
Eccentricity: 0.0002858
inclination: 86.4444°
perigee height: 746 km
apogee height: 751 km
right ascension of ascending node: 316.7936°
argument of perigee: 90.4623°
revolutions per day: 14.42961245
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.6906°
orbit number at epoch: 69863

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

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