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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   14263.46711637  .00000137  00000-0  41689-4 0  9702
2 25343 086.3916 282.1574 0002319 105.9468 059.6500 14.34216466855661
Epoch (UTC): 20 September 2014 11:12:38
Eccentricity: 0.0002319
inclination: 86.3916°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 282.1574°
argument of perigee: 105.9468°
revolutions per day: 14.34216466
mean anomaly at epoch: 59.6500°
orbit number at epoch: 85566

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

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