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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   15243.48873593  .00000035  00000-0  54398-5 0  9996
2 27376 086.3970 233.0285 0003985 101.1812 258.9832 14.34216843722130
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2015 11:43:46
Eccentricity: 0.0003985
inclination: 86.3970°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 780 km
right ascension of ascending node: 233.0285°
argument of perigee: 101.1812°
revolutions per day: 14.34216843
mean anomaly at epoch: 258.9832°
orbit number at epoch: 72213

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

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