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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   17296.49889353  .00000061  00000-0  13373-4 0  9994
2 24869  86.4172 328.4038 0001888  88.8442 271.2972 14.38609949 62388
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2017 11:58:24
Eccentricity: 0.0001888
inclination: 86.4172°
perigee height: 762 km
apogee height: 764 km
right ascension of ascending node: 328.4038°
argument of perigee: 88.8442°
revolutions per day: 14.38609949
mean anomaly at epoch: 271.2972°
orbit number at epoch: 6238

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

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