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Iridium 42 - 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 25077U 97077A   18171.21092797 -.00000002  00000-0 -78581-5 0  9994
2 25077  86.3991 227.9999 0002343 101.1360 259.0099 14.34523790 74946
Epoch (UTC): 20 June 2018 05:03:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002343
inclination: 86.3991°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 227.9999°
argument of perigee: 101.1360°
revolutions per day: 14.34523790
mean anomaly at epoch: 259.0099°
orbit number at epoch: 7494

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

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