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Iridium 13 - 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 24840U 97030E   17021.51680666 -.00000027  00000-0 -16793-4 0  9997
2 24840  86.3934  51.5299 0001941  84.9477 275.1940 14.34217074 25927
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 12:24:12
Eccentricity: 0.0001941
inclination: 86.3934°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 51.5299°
argument of perigee: 84.9477°
revolutions per day: 14.34217074
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.1940°
orbit number at epoch: 2592

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

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