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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   17054.19280044 -.00000033  00000-0 -18941-4 0  9999
2 25343  86.3929 271.5110 0001984  82.1666 277.9755 14.34217964982769
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2017 04:37:37
Eccentricity: 0.0001984
inclination: 86.3929°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 271.5110°
argument of perigee: 82.1666°
revolutions per day: 14.34217964
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.9755°
orbit number at epoch: 98276

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

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