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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   15031.39241257  .00000622  00000-0  21493-3 0  8277
2 27376 086.4031 321.6431 0004478 094.2612 265.9096 14.34216639691738
Epoch (UTC): 31 January 2015 09:25:04
Eccentricity: 0.0004478
inclination: 86.4031°
perigee height: 774 km
apogee height: 781 km
right ascension of ascending node: 321.6431°
argument of perigee: 94.2612°
revolutions per day: 14.34216639
mean anomaly at epoch: 265.9096°
orbit number at epoch: 69173

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

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