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Iridium 59 - 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 25275U 98019D   17349.71369213 +.00000121 +00000-0 +35996-4 0  9994
2 25275 086.3977 211.4792 0001866 091.0108 269.1302 14.34220611032168
Epoch (UTC): 15 December 2017 17:07:43
Eccentricity: 0.0001866
inclination: 86.3977°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 211.4792°
argument of perigee: 91.0108°
revolutions per day: 14.34220611
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.1302°
orbit number at epoch: 3216

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

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