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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   16268.50150570  .00000108  00000-0  31472-4 0  9998
2 25040  86.3965 133.0427 0002225  86.4097 273.7353 14.34221850988235
Epoch (UTC): 24 September 2016 12:02:10
Eccentricity: 0.0002225
inclination: 86.3965°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 133.0427°
argument of perigee: 86.4097°
revolutions per day: 14.34221850
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.7353°
orbit number at epoch: 98823

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

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