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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   16121.57094216  .00000044  00000-0  85322-5 0  9997
2 25291  86.3999  36.5015 0002161  81.3960 278.7480 14.34214134945856
Epoch (UTC): 30 April 2016 13:42:09
Eccentricity: 0.0002161
inclination: 86.3999°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 36.5015°
argument of perigee: 81.3960°
revolutions per day: 14.34214134
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.7480°
orbit number at epoch: 94585

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

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