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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   17227.84741057 +.00000103 +00000-0 +27190-4 0  9994
2 24869 086.4215 357.1126 0002403 104.8649 255.2816 14.38609045052245
Epoch (UTC): 15 August 2017 20:20:16
Eccentricity: 0.0002403
inclination: 86.4215°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 357.1126°
argument of perigee: 104.8649°
revolutions per day: 14.38609045
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.2816°
orbit number at epoch: 5224

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

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