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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   17149.47512572 -.00000022 +00000-0 -14956-4 0  9992
2 27376 086.3964 327.0356 0001982 121.5441 238.5949 14.34217321813434
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2017 11:24:10
Eccentricity: 0.0001982
inclination: 86.3964°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 327.0356°
argument of perigee: 121.5441°
revolutions per day: 14.34217321
mean anomaly at epoch: 238.5949°
orbit number at epoch: 81343

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

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