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Iridium 96 - 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 27376U 02005E   15107.50985586  .00000261  00000-0  86020-4 0  9991
2 27376 086.3950 289.8435 0002395 146.9793 213.1553 14.34217448702642
Epoch (UTC): 17 April 2015 12:14:11
Eccentricity: 0.0002395
inclination: 86.3950°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 289.8435°
argument of perigee: 146.9793°
revolutions per day: 14.34217448
mean anomaly at epoch: 213.1553°
orbit number at epoch: 70264

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

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