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Iridium 59 - 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 25275U 98019D   18142.53010620 -.00000111 +00000-0 -46730-4 0  9990
2 25275 086.3948 145.5667 0002395 083.7519 276.3949 14.34218039054786
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2018 12:43:21
Eccentricity: 0.0002395
inclination: 86.3948°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 145.5667°
argument of perigee: 83.7519°
revolutions per day: 14.34218039
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.3949°
orbit number at epoch: 5478

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

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