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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   16126.48398094  .00000025  00000-0  18306-5 0  9995
2 27450  86.3937 129.3579 0002492  92.3853 267.7628 14.34217762731791
Epoch (UTC): 05 May 2016 11:36:55
Eccentricity: 0.0002492
inclination: 86.3937°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 129.3579°
argument of perigee: 92.3853°
revolutions per day: 14.34217762
mean anomaly at epoch: 267.7628°
orbit number at epoch: 73179

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

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