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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   14205.37497144  .00000246  00000-0  80750-4 0  8636
2 25291 086.3990 306.5717 0002217 110.5527 249.5907 14.34215374853239
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2014 08:59:57
Eccentricity: 0.0002217
inclination: 86.3990°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.5717°
argument of perigee: 110.5527°
revolutions per day: 14.34215374
mean anomaly at epoch: 249.5907°
orbit number at epoch: 85323

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

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