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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   15242.24159898  .00000254  00000-0  83504-4 0  9994
2 25291 086.3998 138.6532 0002242 080.9658 279.1792 14.34223200910837
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2015 05:47:54
Eccentricity: 0.0002242
inclination: 86.3998°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 138.6532°
argument of perigee: 80.9658°
revolutions per day: 14.34223200
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.1792°
orbit number at epoch: 91083

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

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