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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   15145.53279206  .00000052  00000-0  11605-4 0  9996
2 24869 086.3947 336.8447 0002196 090.6826 327.6788 14.34221108935893
Epoch (UTC): 25 May 2015 12:47:13
Eccentricity: 0.0002196
inclination: 86.3947°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 336.8447°
argument of perigee: 90.6826°
revolutions per day: 14.34221108
mean anomaly at epoch: 327.6788°
orbit number at epoch: 93589

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

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