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Iridium 39 - 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 25042U 97069D   17080.90193676 +.00000162 +00000-0 +39769-4 0  9998
2 25042 086.3910 056.4441 0016994 239.9977 119.9539 14.46136954013847
Epoch (UTC): 21 March 2017 21:38:47
Eccentricity: 0.0016994
inclination: 86.3910°
perigee height: 726 km
apogee height: 750 km
right ascension of ascending node: 56.4441°
argument of perigee: 239.9977°
revolutions per day: 14.46136954
mean anomaly at epoch: 119.9539°
orbit number at epoch: 1384

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

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