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Iridium 21 - 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 25778U 99032B   16121.29821204  .00000262  00000-0  86354-4 0  9991
2 25778  86.3999  36.5745 0002266  81.5823 278.5629 14.34215536888937
Epoch (UTC): 30 April 2016 07:09:25
Eccentricity: 0.0002266
inclination: 86.3999°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 36.5745°
argument of perigee: 81.5823°
revolutions per day: 14.34215536
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.5629°
orbit number at epoch: 88893

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

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