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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   16037.55241780  .00000022  00000-0  76260-6 0  9992
2 24869  86.3942 229.3754 0001948  86.0122 293.3506 14.34217394972730
Epoch (UTC): 06 February 2016 13:15:28
Eccentricity: 0.0001948
inclination: 86.3942°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.3754°
argument of perigee: 86.0122°
revolutions per day: 14.34217394
mean anomaly at epoch: 293.3506°
orbit number at epoch: 97273

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

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