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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   15185.48490155  .00000035  00000-0  55529-5 0  9994
2 25343 086.3979 162.2148 0002340 088.3800 026.1233 14.34215896896802
Epoch (UTC): 04 July 2015 11:38:15
Eccentricity: 0.0002340
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 162.2148°
argument of perigee: 88.3800°
revolutions per day: 14.34215896
mean anomaly at epoch: 26.1233°
orbit number at epoch: 89680

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

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