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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   16342.47073363  .00000121  00000-0  35997-4 0  9999
2 25343  86.3945 304.0058 0002085  86.3930 273.7504 14.34215915971626
Epoch (UTC): 07 December 2016 11:17:51
Eccentricity: 0.0002085
inclination: 86.3945°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 304.0058°
argument of perigee: 86.3930°
revolutions per day: 14.34215915
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.7504°
orbit number at epoch: 97162

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

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