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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   18144.44594513  .15447225 -16899-5  20154-3 0  9999
2 25778  86.3734  79.2426 0032893 109.9165 250.5695 16.46222338997293
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2018 10:42:09
Eccentricity: 0.0032893
inclination: 86.3734°
perigee height: 128 km
apogee height: 171 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.2426°
argument of perigee: 109.9165°
revolutions per day: 16.46222338
mean anomaly at epoch: 250.5695°
orbit number at epoch: 99729

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

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