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Iridium 97 - 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 27450U 02031A   14356.45309289  .00000550  00000-0  18921-3 0  5050
2 27450 086.3963 338.3351 0001700 090.7446 269.3945 14.34219515660127
Epoch (UTC): 22 December 2014 10:52:27
Eccentricity: 0.0001700
inclination: 86.3963°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 338.3351°
argument of perigee: 90.7446°
revolutions per day: 14.34219515
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.3945°
orbit number at epoch: 66012

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

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