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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   15062.39673492  .00000342  00000-0  11517-3 0  9993
2 25343 086.3971 213.6137 0001995 096.3028 293.0696 14.34220097879166
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2015 09:31:17
Eccentricity: 0.0001995
inclination: 86.3971°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 213.6137°
argument of perigee: 96.3028°
revolutions per day: 14.34220097
mean anomaly at epoch: 293.0696°
orbit number at epoch: 87916

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

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