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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   14332.52965203  .00000627  00000-0  21688-3 0   673
2 25343 086.3979 253.2658 0002146 099.7425 023.0200 14.34216632865560
Epoch (UTC): 28 November 2014 12:42:41
Eccentricity: 0.0002146
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 253.2658°
argument of perigee: 99.7425°
revolutions per day: 14.34216632
mean anomaly at epoch: 23.0200°
orbit number at epoch: 86556

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

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