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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   17263.26756270 -.00000030  00000-0 -17885-4 0  9994
2 27376  86.3947 279.4891 0002278 117.8190 242.3237 14.34219271829747
Epoch (UTC): 20 September 2017 06:25:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002278
inclination: 86.3947°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 279.4891°
argument of perigee: 117.8190°
revolutions per day: 14.34219271
mean anomaly at epoch: 242.3237°
orbit number at epoch: 82974

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

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