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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   14296.73174402 -.00001680  00000-0  00000+0 0   215
2 25042 086.3967 066.5466 0002689 096.2422 263.9562 14.34214974887642
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2014 17:33:42
Eccentricity: 0.0002689
inclination: 86.3967°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 66.5466°
argument of perigee: 96.2422°
revolutions per day: 14.34214974
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.9562°
orbit number at epoch: 88764

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

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