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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   14244.50548890  .00000090  00000-0  25187-4 0   454
2 24869 086.3923 088.0652 0002105 103.9696 314.8754 14.34217343897764
Epoch (UTC): 01 September 2014 12:07:54
Eccentricity: 0.0002105
inclination: 86.3923°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 88.0652°
argument of perigee: 103.9696°
revolutions per day: 14.34217343
mean anomaly at epoch: 314.8754°
orbit number at epoch: 89776

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

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