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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   15124.28908984  .00000311  00000-0  10408-3 0  9991
2 25343 086.4001 187.7764 0002374 093.9177 335.0337 14.34216673888038
Epoch (UTC): 04 May 2015 06:56:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002374
inclination: 86.4001°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 187.7764°
argument of perigee: 93.9177°
revolutions per day: 14.34216673
mean anomaly at epoch: 335.0337°
orbit number at epoch: 88803

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

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