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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   17021.24943183  .00000161  00000-0  50533-4 0  9992
2 25291  86.3969 285.4302 0002066  83.5884 276.5547 14.34217684983934
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 05:59:10
Eccentricity: 0.0002066
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 285.4302°
argument of perigee: 83.5884°
revolutions per day: 14.34217684
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.5547°
orbit number at epoch: 98393

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

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