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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   15245.90036154 +.00000220 +00000-0 +71443-4 0  9991
2 25343 086.3994 136.9909 0002153 080.7430 012.8349 14.34221890905182
Epoch (UTC): 02 September 2015 21:36:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002153
inclination: 86.3994°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 136.9909°
argument of perigee: 80.7430°
revolutions per day: 14.34221890
mean anomaly at epoch: 12.8349°
orbit number at epoch: 90518

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

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