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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   16181.46212542  .00000018  00000-0 -54853-6 0  9996
2 24869  86.3969 169.5541 0002470  80.7583 279.3892 14.34254647993356
Epoch (UTC): 29 June 2016 11:05:27
Eccentricity: 0.0002470
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 169.5541°
argument of perigee: 80.7583°
revolutions per day: 14.34254647
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.3892°
orbit number at epoch: 99335

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

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