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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   15115.53020980  .00000505  00000-0  17315-3 0  9992
2 24869 086.3990 349.3911 0002014 088.2267 319.2402 14.34209960931592
Epoch (UTC): 25 April 2015 12:43:30
Eccentricity: 0.0002014
inclination: 86.3990°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 349.3911°
argument of perigee: 88.2267°
revolutions per day: 14.34209960
mean anomaly at epoch: 319.2402°
orbit number at epoch: 93159

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

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