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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   14303.38976362  .00000688  00000-0  23875-3 0  1337
2 24869 086.3978 063.4308 0002212 111.8510 304.9994 14.34210760906203
Epoch (UTC): 30 October 2014 09:21:15
Eccentricity: 0.0002212
inclination: 86.3978°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 63.4308°
argument of perigee: 111.8510°
revolutions per day: 14.34210760
mean anomaly at epoch: 304.9994°
orbit number at epoch: 90620

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

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