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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   14241.43653756  .00000273  00000-0  90262-4 0  6197
2 27376 086.4007 026.3522 0002494 193.7020 166.4109 14.34221748669524
Epoch (UTC): 29 August 2014 10:28:36
Eccentricity: 0.0002494
inclination: 86.4007°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.3522°
argument of perigee: 193.7020°
revolutions per day: 14.34221748
mean anomaly at epoch: 166.4109°
orbit number at epoch: 66952

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

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