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Iridium 62 - 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 25285U 98021A   17024.28119438  .00000149  00000-0  46316-4 0  9990
2 25285  86.3966 284.0608 0002131  87.0279 273.1160 14.34218175984399
Epoch (UTC): 24 January 2017 06:44:55
Eccentricity: 0.0002131
inclination: 86.3966°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 284.0608°
argument of perigee: 87.0279°
revolutions per day: 14.34218175
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.1160°
orbit number at epoch: 98439

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

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