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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   15216.35750396  .00000281  00000-0  93295-4 0  9995
2 25291 086.4009 149.4583 0002371 085.2221 274.9246 14.34216699907123
Epoch (UTC): 04 August 2015 08:34:48
Eccentricity: 0.0002371
inclination: 86.4009°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 149.4583°
argument of perigee: 85.2221°
revolutions per day: 14.34216699
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.9246°
orbit number at epoch: 90712

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

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