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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   17148.78630215 +.00000171 +00000-0 +54148-4 0  9993
2 27451 086.3978 030.3026 0002547 076.0499 326.7650 14.34215898788501
Epoch (UTC): 28 May 2017 18:52:16
Eccentricity: 0.0002547
inclination: 86.3978°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 30.3026°
argument of perigee: 76.0499°
revolutions per day: 14.34215898
mean anomaly at epoch: 326.7650°
orbit number at epoch: 78850

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

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