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Iridium 68 - 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 25291U 98021G   17295.92809951 +.00000163 +00000-0 +51183-4 0  9998
2 25291 086.3995 170.6569 0001982 084.4796 275.6626 14.34218836022988
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2017 22:16:27
Eccentricity: 0.0001982
inclination: 86.3995°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 170.6569°
argument of perigee: 84.4796°
revolutions per day: 14.34218836
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.6626°
orbit number at epoch: 2298

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

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