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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   15244.54555150  .00000177  00000-0  56241-4 0  9995
2 24869  86.3952 295.4509 0002278  93.9018  22.5592 14.34223163950083
Epoch (UTC): 01 September 2015 13:05:35
Eccentricity: 0.0002278
inclination: 86.3952°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 295.4509°
argument of perigee: 93.9018°
revolutions per day: 14.34223163
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.5592°
orbit number at epoch: 95008

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

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