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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   16152.19933187  .00000196  00000-0  63087-4 0  9999
2 25291  86.3975  23.7046 0002099  87.5033 272.6403 14.34216505950242
Epoch (UTC): 31 May 2016 04:47:02
Eccentricity: 0.0002099
inclination: 86.3975°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 23.7046°
argument of perigee: 87.5033°
revolutions per day: 14.34216505
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.6403°
orbit number at epoch: 95024

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

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