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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   17262.47093961  .00000165  00000-0  51720-4 0  9990
2 25285  86.4019 184.5140 0002341  81.7234 278.4227 14.34222967 18539
Epoch (UTC): 19 September 2017 11:18:09
Eccentricity: 0.0002341
inclination: 86.4019°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 184.5140°
argument of perigee: 81.7234°
revolutions per day: 14.34222967
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.4227°
orbit number at epoch: 1853

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

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