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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   15060.20679964  .00000488  00000-0  16703-3 0  9997
2 27376 086.4007 309.6160 0003088 038.0734 322.0680 14.34220442695862
Epoch (UTC): 01 March 2015 04:57:47
Eccentricity: 0.0003088
inclination: 86.4007°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 780 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.6160°
argument of perigee: 38.0734°
revolutions per day: 14.34220442
mean anomaly at epoch: 322.0680°
orbit number at epoch: 69586

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

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