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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   17346.45309333 -.00000040  00000-0 -21477-4 0  9991
2 25343  86.3957 149.3962 0001964  90.4774 269.6647 14.34215346 24652
Epoch (UTC): 12 December 2017 10:52:27
Eccentricity: 0.0001964
inclination: 86.3957°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 149.3962°
argument of perigee: 90.4774°
revolutions per day: 14.34215346
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.6647°
orbit number at epoch: 2465

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

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