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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   16179.47883475 -.00000037  00000-0 -20445-4 0  9990
2 25291  86.3948  12.2966 0002193  87.1951 272.9496 14.34215300954157
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2016 11:29:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002193
inclination: 86.3948°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 12.2966°
argument of perigee: 87.1951°
revolutions per day: 14.34215300
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.9496°
orbit number at epoch: 95415

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

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