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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   14324.36770437  .00000608  00000-0  21007-3 0   549
2 25343 086.3978 256.6762 0002150 100.5933 027.1931 14.34214555864390
Epoch (UTC): 20 November 2014 08:49:29
Eccentricity: 0.0002150
inclination: 86.3978°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 256.6762°
argument of perigee: 100.5933°
revolutions per day: 14.34214555
mean anomaly at epoch: 27.1931°
orbit number at epoch: 86439

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

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