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Iridium 41 - 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 25040U 97069B   15059.39819052  .00000472  00000-0  16151-3 0  9999
2 25040 086.3992 012.9459 0002173 089.6572 022.7375 14.34217714905947
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2015 09:33:23
Eccentricity: 0.0002173
inclination: 86.3992°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 12.9459°
argument of perigee: 89.6572°
revolutions per day: 14.34217714
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.7375°
orbit number at epoch: 90594

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

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