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Iridium 98 - 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 27451U 02031B   17202.03397887 -.00000026 +00000-0 -16421-4 0  9990
2 27451 086.3951 008.0309 0001777 099.5200 016.7858 14.34211509796131
Epoch (UTC): 21 July 2017 00:48:55
Eccentricity: 0.0001777
inclination: 86.3951°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 8.0309°
argument of perigee: 99.5200°
revolutions per day: 14.34211509
mean anomaly at epoch: 16.7858°
orbit number at epoch: 79613

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

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