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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   14108.45771305  .00000388  00000-0  13159-3 0  4578
2 27376 086.3979 081.9096 0001836 349.9725 010.1434 14.34214482650466
Epoch (UTC): 18 April 2014 10:59:06
Eccentricity: 0.0001836
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 81.9096°
argument of perigee: 349.9725°
revolutions per day: 14.34214482
mean anomaly at epoch: 10.1434°
orbit number at epoch: 65046

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

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