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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   15182.47828350  .00000035  00000-0  53406-5 0  9997
2 25778 086.3978 163.5660 0002224 085.5416 027.7930 14.34216068845389
Epoch (UTC): 01 July 2015 11:28:43
Eccentricity: 0.0002224
inclination: 86.3978°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 163.5660°
argument of perigee: 85.5416°
revolutions per day: 14.34216068
mean anomaly at epoch: 27.7930°
orbit number at epoch: 84538

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

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