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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   15090.48633600  .00000258  00000-0  85141-4 0  9995
2 27376 086.3959 296.9631 0000413 181.5966 178.5229 14.34217495700200
Epoch (UTC): 31 March 2015 11:40:19
Eccentricity: 0.0000413
inclination: 86.3959°
perigee height: 777 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 296.9631°
argument of perigee: 181.5966°
revolutions per day: 14.34217495
mean anomaly at epoch: 178.5229°
orbit number at epoch: 70020

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

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