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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   14211.31112147  .00000222  00000-0  72369-4 0    23
2 24869 086.3964 101.9481 0002198 099.1651 039.0786 14.34219193893002
Epoch (UTC): 30 July 2014 07:28:00
Eccentricity: 0.0002198
inclination: 86.3964°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 101.9481°
argument of perigee: 99.1651°
revolutions per day: 14.34219193
mean anomaly at epoch: 39.0786°
orbit number at epoch: 89300

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

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