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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   17112.85554892 +.00000159 +00000-0 +49817-4 0  9995
2 25291 086.3966 247.1129 0002237 096.2084 263.9367 14.34215109996783
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 20:31:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002237
inclination: 86.3966°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 247.1129°
argument of perigee: 96.2084°
revolutions per day: 14.34215109
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.9367°
orbit number at epoch: 99678

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

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