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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   16152.55685709  .00000011  00000-0 -32580-5 0  9998
2 24869  86.3978 181.3448 0002273  87.2423  65.9338 14.34218789989211
Epoch (UTC): 31 May 2016 13:21:52
Eccentricity: 0.0002273
inclination: 86.3978°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 181.3448°
argument of perigee: 87.2423°
revolutions per day: 14.34218789
mean anomaly at epoch: 65.9338°
orbit number at epoch: 98921

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

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