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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   14273.46902788  .00000261  00000-0  86192-4 0  9618
2 25291 086.3920 278.0991 0002369 103.4269 256.7191 14.34217485862994
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2014 11:15:24
Eccentricity: 0.0002369
inclination: 86.3920°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 278.0991°
argument of perigee: 103.4269°
revolutions per day: 14.34217485
mean anomaly at epoch: 256.7191°
orbit number at epoch: 86299

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

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