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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   17084.89098161 -.00000036 +00000-0 -20053-4 0  9996
2 25343 086.3924 258.6640 0001944 088.2446 271.8973 14.34213976986888
Epoch (UTC): 25 March 2017 21:23:00
Eccentricity: 0.0001944
inclination: 86.3924°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.6640°
argument of perigee: 88.2446°
revolutions per day: 14.34213976
mean anomaly at epoch: 271.8973°
orbit number at epoch: 98688

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

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