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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   14294.49813047  .00000335  00000-0  11248-3 0  9392
2 25778 086.3939 269.2611 0002318 096.4028 019.4904 14.34217007809125
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2014 11:57:18
Eccentricity: 0.0002318
inclination: 86.3939°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 269.2611°
argument of perigee: 96.4028°
revolutions per day: 14.34217007
mean anomaly at epoch: 19.4904°
orbit number at epoch: 80912

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

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