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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   15088.53573304  .00000302  00000-0  10092-3 0  9990
2 25275 086.3920 266.1921 0001996 096.8245 263.3178 14.34218535889873
Epoch (UTC): 29 March 2015 12:51:27
Eccentricity: 0.0001996
inclination: 86.3920°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 266.1921°
argument of perigee: 96.8245°
revolutions per day: 14.34218535
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.3178°
orbit number at epoch: 88987

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

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