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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   14296.46472648  .00000406  00000-0  13798-3 0   130
2 25343 086.3943 268.3449 0002181 102.5627 048.1150 14.34222399860397
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2014 11:09:12
Eccentricity: 0.0002181
inclination: 86.3943°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 268.3449°
argument of perigee: 102.5627°
revolutions per day: 14.34222399
mean anomaly at epoch: 48.1150°
orbit number at epoch: 86039

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

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