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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   16147.53117814  .00000172  00000-0  54440-4 0  9992
2 25778  86.3981  25.6148 0002114  82.7990 277.3446 14.34214983892691
Epoch (UTC): 26 May 2016 12:44:53
Eccentricity: 0.0002114
inclination: 86.3981°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 25.6148°
argument of perigee: 82.7990°
revolutions per day: 14.34214983
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.3446°
orbit number at epoch: 89269

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

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