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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   16146.23892086  .00000179  00000-0  57006-4 0  9994
2 25343  86.3980  26.0565 0002169  87.7003  51.7972 14.34219379943493
Epoch (UTC): 25 May 2016 05:44:02
Eccentricity: 0.0002169
inclination: 86.3980°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.0565°
argument of perigee: 87.7003°
revolutions per day: 14.34219379
mean anomaly at epoch: 51.7972°
orbit number at epoch: 94349

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

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