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Iridium 66 - 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 25289U 98021E   18170.31223163  .00000187  00000-0  54636-4 0  9998
2 25289  86.4228  70.3250 0002483  82.6316 277.5165 14.38608942 57648
Epoch (UTC): 19 June 2018 07:29:36
Eccentricity: 0.0002483
inclination: 86.4228°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 70.3250°
argument of perigee: 82.6316°
revolutions per day: 14.38608942
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.5165°
orbit number at epoch: 5764

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

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