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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   17173.55410286 +.00000118 +00000-0 +34949-4 0  9992
2 25291 086.3973 221.7592 0002304 092.3707 267.7752 14.34221737005771
Epoch (UTC): 22 June 2017 13:17:54
Eccentricity: 0.0002304
inclination: 86.3973°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 221.7592°
argument of perigee: 92.3707°
revolutions per day: 14.34221737
mean anomaly at epoch: 267.7752°
orbit number at epoch: 577

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

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