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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   18021.29534201 +.00000082 +00000-0 +20322-4 0  9993
2 24869 086.4196 290.8094 0002171 074.2982 285.8456 14.38608181075291
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2018 07:05:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002171
inclination: 86.4196°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 764 km
right ascension of ascending node: 290.8094°
argument of perigee: 74.2982°
revolutions per day: 14.38608181
mean anomaly at epoch: 285.8456°
orbit number at epoch: 7529

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

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