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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   18111.92644479 +.00000102 +00000-0 +26981-4 0  9992
2 24869 086.4180 252.8634 0002498 090.8479 269.3006 14.38603274088053
Epoch (UTC): 21 April 2018 22:14:04
Eccentricity: 0.0002498
inclination: 86.4180°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 252.8634°
argument of perigee: 90.8479°
revolutions per day: 14.38603274
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.3006°
orbit number at epoch: 8805

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

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