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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   17174.68307794 +.00000114 +00000-0 +33504-4 0  9998
2 25343 086.3971 221.1413 0002332 090.7187 269.4276 14.34221724999754
Epoch (UTC): 23 June 2017 16:23:37
Eccentricity: 0.0002332
inclination: 86.3971°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 221.1413°
argument of perigee: 90.7187°
revolutions per day: 14.34221724
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.4276°
orbit number at epoch: 99975

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

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