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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   15086.86711322  .00000669  00000-0  23185-3 0  9992
2 25291 086.4011 203.5262 0002172 100.9269 259.2172 14.34226700888562
Epoch (UTC): 27 March 2015 20:48:38
Eccentricity: 0.0002172
inclination: 86.4011°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 203.5262°
argument of perigee: 100.9269°
revolutions per day: 14.34226700
mean anomaly at epoch: 259.2172°
orbit number at epoch: 88856

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

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