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Iridium 4 Rocket - 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 24797U 97020F   17020.68699666 +.00000121 +00000-0 +19531-4 0  9990
2 24797 086.8931 047.3940 0227866 089.1498 047.2303 14.43941683036622
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2017 16:29:16
Eccentricity: 0.0227866
inclination: 86.8931°
perigee height: 583 km
apogee height: 908 km
right ascension of ascending node: 47.3940°
argument of perigee: 89.1498°
revolutions per day: 14.43941683
mean anomaly at epoch: 47.2303°
orbit number at epoch: 3662

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

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