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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   17142.85008584 +.00000011 +00000-0 -30497-5 0  9992
2 25275 086.3931 297.9509 0002139 093.8706 266.2734 14.34214440002517
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2017 20:24:07
Eccentricity: 0.0002139
inclination: 86.3931°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 297.9509°
argument of perigee: 93.8706°
revolutions per day: 14.34214440
mean anomaly at epoch: 266.2734°
orbit number at epoch: 251

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

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