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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   14262.03515152  .00000154  00000-0  47866-4 0   669
2 24869 086.3921 080.7282 0002070 107.1262 043.4821 14.34222086900277
Epoch (UTC): 19 September 2014 00:50:37
Eccentricity: 0.0002070
inclination: 86.3921°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 80.7282°
argument of perigee: 107.1262°
revolutions per day: 14.34222086
mean anomaly at epoch: 43.4821°
orbit number at epoch: 90027

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

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