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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   16119.25853984  .00000207  00000-0  67021-4 0  9993
2 24869  86.4010 195.2486 0002374  96.7031 319.7102 14.34218518984446
Epoch (UTC): 28 April 2016 06:12:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002374
inclination: 86.4010°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 195.2486°
argument of perigee: 96.7031°
revolutions per day: 14.34218518
mean anomaly at epoch: 319.7102°
orbit number at epoch: 98444

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

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