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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   17023.28539158  .00000149  00000-0  46164-4 0  9992
2 25343  86.3966 284.4355 0002084  85.7046 274.4388 14.34218423978330
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2017 06:50:57
Eccentricity: 0.0002084
inclination: 86.3966°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 284.4355°
argument of perigee: 85.7046°
revolutions per day: 14.34218423
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.4388°
orbit number at epoch: 97833

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

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