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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   17080.89956736 -.00000055 +00000-0 -26552-4 0  9997
2 25040 086.3946 058.4386 0002007 085.1511 274.9913 14.34215292013500
Epoch (UTC): 21 March 2017 21:35:22
Eccentricity: 0.0002007
inclination: 86.3946°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 58.4386°
argument of perigee: 85.1511°
revolutions per day: 14.34215292
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.9913°
orbit number at epoch: 1350

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

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