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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   17058.46579350 -.00000027  00000-0 -16730-4 0  9994
2 24869  86.3917  67.9745 0002078  81.5524 278.5907 14.34216670 28186
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2017 11:10:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002078
inclination: 86.3917°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 67.9745°
argument of perigee: 81.5524°
revolutions per day: 14.34216670
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.5907°
orbit number at epoch: 2818

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

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