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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   14297.40857417  .00000610  00000-0  21092-3 0  9951
2 25040 086.3974 066.0378 0001972 114.2155 301.9415 14.34215833887749
Epoch (UTC): 24 October 2014 09:48:20
Eccentricity: 0.0001972
inclination: 86.3974°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 66.0378°
argument of perigee: 114.2155°
revolutions per day: 14.34215833
mean anomaly at epoch: 301.9415°
orbit number at epoch: 88774

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

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