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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   15213.48824622  .00000041  00000-0  75851-5 0  9996
2 27376 086.3970 245.5660 0002019 140.7868 219.3475 14.34216569717832
Epoch (UTC): 01 August 2015 11:43:04
Eccentricity: 0.0002019
inclination: 86.3970°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 245.5660°
argument of perigee: 140.7868°
revolutions per day: 14.34216569
mean anomaly at epoch: 219.3475°
orbit number at epoch: 71783

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

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