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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   17082.89475850 +.00000175 +00000-0 +46399-4 0  9991
2 27373 086.4504 025.7197 0002176 081.1980 278.9467 14.42947439798986
Epoch (UTC): 23 March 2017 21:28:27
Eccentricity: 0.0002176
inclination: 86.4504°
perigee height: 747 km
apogee height: 750 km
right ascension of ascending node: 25.7197°
argument of perigee: 81.1980°
revolutions per day: 14.42947439
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.9467°
orbit number at epoch: 79898

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

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