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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   17230.20028675 -.00000044  00000-0 -22776-4 0  9999
2 25275  86.3931 261.4272 0002068  90.0562 270.0871 14.34220658 14954
Epoch (UTC): 18 August 2017 04:48:24
Eccentricity: 0.0002068
inclination: 86.3931°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 261.4272°
argument of perigee: 90.0562°
revolutions per day: 14.34220658
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.0871°
orbit number at epoch: 1495

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

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