User: anonymous   Login
Location: Minneapolis
(44.9800°N, 93.2640°W)
Time: 00:16:37
(UTC-05:00)
Language:

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   17086.68359201 +.00000241 +00000-0 +78976-4 0  9996
2 27376 086.4034 353.2695 0003210 069.0956 291.0583 14.34217356205096
Epoch (UTC): 27 March 2017 16:24:22
Eccentricity: 0.0003210
inclination: 86.4034°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 780 km
right ascension of ascending node: 353.2695°
argument of perigee: 69.0956°
revolutions per day: 14.34217356
mean anomaly at epoch: 291.0583°
orbit number at epoch: 20509

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

DLR