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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   15029.58718395  .00000142  00000-0  43631-4 0  1149
2 25291 086.3938 227.4613 0002003 104.1988 255.9430 14.34219495880353
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2015 14:05:32
Eccentricity: 0.0002003
inclination: 86.3938°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 227.4613°
argument of perigee: 104.1988°
revolutions per day: 14.34219495
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.9430°
orbit number at epoch: 88035

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

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