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Iridium 65 - 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 25288U 98021D   16345.50883220  .00000131  00000-0  39553-4 0  9996
2 25288  86.3949 302.7242 0001984  88.0085 272.1338 14.34216197977970
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2016 12:12:43
Eccentricity: 0.0001984
inclination: 86.3949°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 302.7242°
argument of perigee: 88.0085°
revolutions per day: 14.34216197
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.1338°
orbit number at epoch: 97797

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

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