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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   14356.48481571  .00000626  00000-0  21655-3 0  7780
2 27376 086.3993 338.3093 0002520 168.9394 191.1858 14.34221162686013
Epoch (UTC): 22 December 2014 11:38:08
Eccentricity: 0.0002520
inclination: 86.3993°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 338.3093°
argument of perigee: 168.9394°
revolutions per day: 14.34221162
mean anomaly at epoch: 191.1858°
orbit number at epoch: 68601

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

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