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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   16206.40751711  .00000135  00000-0  41279-4 0  9999
2 25040  86.3998 158.9697 0002183  81.4787 278.6656 14.34219822979337
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2016 09:46:49
Eccentricity: 0.0002183
inclination: 86.3998°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 158.9697°
argument of perigee: 81.4787°
revolutions per day: 14.34219822
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.6656°
orbit number at epoch: 97933

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

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