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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   17057.52708225 -.00000024  00000-0 -15798-4 0  9995
2 25040  86.3924  68.2186 0002067  83.1122 277.0309 14.34215633 10458
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2017 12:38:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002067
inclination: 86.3924°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.2186°
argument of perigee: 83.1122°
revolutions per day: 14.34215633
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.0309°
orbit number at epoch: 1045

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

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