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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   15088.46805260  .00000142  00000-0  43785-4 0  9993
2 24869 086.4009 000.6965 0002189 081.1332 007.6209 14.34217426927716
Epoch (UTC): 29 March 2015 11:13:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002189
inclination: 86.4009°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 0.6965°
argument of perigee: 81.1332°
revolutions per day: 14.34217426
mean anomaly at epoch: 7.6209°
orbit number at epoch: 92771

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

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