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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   16270.44828232  .00000084  00000-0  23009-4 0  9991
2 27376  86.3961  69.3810 0000741  80.2748 279.8531 14.34214217778318
Epoch (UTC): 26 September 2016 10:45:31
Eccentricity: 0.0000741
inclination: 86.3961°
perigee height: 777 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 69.3810°
argument of perigee: 80.2748°
revolutions per day: 14.34214217
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.8531°
orbit number at epoch: 77831

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

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