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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   14329.49723108  .00000573  00000-0  19744-3 0  1709
2 24869 086.3983 052.5227 0002222 111.1898 018.0378 14.34224039909948
Epoch (UTC): 25 November 2014 11:56:00
Eccentricity: 0.0002222
inclination: 86.3983°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 52.5227°
argument of perigee: 111.1898°
revolutions per day: 14.34224039
mean anomaly at epoch: 18.0378°
orbit number at epoch: 90994

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

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