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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   17289.24299715  .00000170  00000-0  53742-4 0  9998
2 25343  86.4003 173.2997 0002033  80.7018 279.4407 14.34217965 16451
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 05:49:54
Eccentricity: 0.0002033
inclination: 86.4003°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 173.2997°
argument of perigee: 80.7018°
revolutions per day: 14.34217965
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.4407°
orbit number at epoch: 1645

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

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