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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   15240.22072466  .00000271  00000-0  89580-4 0  9990
2 25288 086.3998 139.3554 0002128 077.6151 033.1608 14.34223141910567
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2015 05:17:50
Eccentricity: 0.0002128
inclination: 86.3998°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 139.3554°
argument of perigee: 77.6151°
revolutions per day: 14.34223141
mean anomaly at epoch: 33.1608°
orbit number at epoch: 91056

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

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