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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   16345.41822371  .00000183  00000-0  58178-4 0  9994
2 24869  86.3967 101.0359 0001890 101.6802 258.4606 14.34213453 16856
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2016 10:02:14
Eccentricity: 0.0001890
inclination: 86.3967°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 101.0359°
argument of perigee: 101.6802°
revolutions per day: 14.34213453
mean anomaly at epoch: 258.4606°
orbit number at epoch: 1685

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

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