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Iridium 15 - 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 24869U 97034A   17349.91776252 +.00000113 +00000-0 +30463-4 0  9990
2 24869 086.4175 306.0297 0002505 090.4958 269.6528 14.38608349069791
Epoch (UTC): 15 December 2017 22:01:34
Eccentricity: 0.0002505
inclination: 86.4175°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.0297°
argument of perigee: 90.4958°
revolutions per day: 14.38608349
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.6528°
orbit number at epoch: 6979

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

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