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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   17051.45043937  .00000149  00000-0  45981-4 0  9996
2 27376  86.4018   7.9723 0002853 111.2092 248.9409 14.34216530799387
Epoch (UTC): 20 February 2017 10:48:37
Eccentricity: 0.0002853
inclination: 86.4018°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 780 km
right ascension of ascending node: 7.9723°
argument of perigee: 111.2092°
revolutions per day: 14.34216530
mean anomaly at epoch: 248.9409°
orbit number at epoch: 79938

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

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