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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   14109.51356688  .00000376  00000-0  12723-3 0  8734
2 24869 086.3960 144.4855 0002388 106.8281 004.1953 14.34219857878415
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2014 12:19:32
Eccentricity: 0.0002388
inclination: 86.3960°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 144.4855°
argument of perigee: 106.8281°
revolutions per day: 14.34219857
mean anomaly at epoch: 4.1953°
orbit number at epoch: 87841

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

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