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idealised 66-active-satellite Iridium design

Unprojected map of coverage of the final Iridium design, with 66 active satellites in 6 planes of 11.

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Any use of renderings should credit SaVi. An interactive java animation of Iridium is also available.

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Lloyd Wood (L.Wood@society.surrey.ac.uk)