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Iridium 73 - 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 25344U 98032C   17080.92540904 +.00000144 +00000-0 +32492-4 0  9992
2 25344 086.4416 239.7844 0002213 073.8544 286.2904 14.49018224994632
Epoch (UTC): 21 March 2017 22:12:35
Eccentricity: 0.0002213
inclination: 86.4416°
perigee height: 727 km
apogee height: 730 km
right ascension of ascending node: 239.7844°
argument of perigee: 73.8544°
revolutions per day: 14.49018224
mean anomaly at epoch: 286.2904°
orbit number at epoch: 99463

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

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