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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   15115.50197460  .00000541  00000-0  18601-3 0  9998
2 25042 086.3994 349.7610 0002049 081.5661 278.5767 14.34232185913981
Epoch (UTC): 25 April 2015 12:02:50
Eccentricity: 0.0002049
inclination: 86.3994°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 349.7610°
argument of perigee: 81.5661°
revolutions per day: 14.34232185
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.5767°
orbit number at epoch: 91398

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

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