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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   17207.21183990 +.00000144 +00000-0 +44376-4 0  9991
2 27450 086.3975 302.5741 0002501 095.2155 264.9326 14.34219395795773
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2017 05:05:02
Eccentricity: 0.0002501
inclination: 86.3975°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 302.5741°
argument of perigee: 95.2155°
revolutions per day: 14.34219395
mean anomaly at epoch: 264.9326°
orbit number at epoch: 79577

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

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