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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   15243.22867058  .00000187  00000-0  59814-4 0  9992
2 25040 086.3956 296.1143 0002106 089.9638 333.3472 14.34215467932295
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2015 05:29:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002106
inclination: 86.3956°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 296.1143°
argument of perigee: 89.9638°
revolutions per day: 14.34215467
mean anomaly at epoch: 333.3472°
orbit number at epoch: 93229

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

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