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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   16239.47391006 -.00000037  00000-0 -20389-4 0  9997
2 25275  86.3931  50.5740 0001974  82.6317 277.5103 14.34214152963822
Epoch (UTC): 26 August 2016 11:22:25
Eccentricity: 0.0001974
inclination: 86.3931°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 50.5740°
argument of perigee: 82.6317°
revolutions per day: 14.34214152
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.5103°
orbit number at epoch: 96382

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

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