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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   15142.43218079  .00000327  00000-0  10981-3 0  9995
2 27450 086.3952 275.1988 0002240 104.5767 255.5677 14.34217007681765
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2015 10:22:20
Eccentricity: 0.0002240
inclination: 86.3952°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 275.1988°
argument of perigee: 104.5767°
revolutions per day: 14.34217007
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.5677°
orbit number at epoch: 68176

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

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