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Iridium 72 - 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 25343U 98032B   15024.58666088  .00000115  00000-0  33941-4 0  1407
2 25343 086.3941 229.4215 0001950 104.6845 307.6895 14.34215711873744
Epoch (UTC): 24 January 2015 14:04:47
Eccentricity: 0.0001950
inclination: 86.3941°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.4215°
argument of perigee: 104.6845°
revolutions per day: 14.34215711
mean anomaly at epoch: 307.6895°
orbit number at epoch: 87374

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

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