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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   15142.50711895  .00000204  00000-0  65623-4 0  9990
2 25343 086.3980 180.1694 0002295 091.4579 021.1885 14.34214733890649
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2015 12:10:15
Eccentricity: 0.0002295
inclination: 86.3980°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 180.1694°
argument of perigee: 91.4579°
revolutions per day: 14.34214733
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.1885°
orbit number at epoch: 89064

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

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