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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   16206.36945547  .00000130  00000-0  39227-4 0  9991
2 24869  86.3991 159.1502 0002202  79.1213 281.0231 14.34217546996928
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2016 08:52:00
Eccentricity: 0.0002202
inclination: 86.3991°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 159.1502°
argument of perigee: 79.1213°
revolutions per day: 14.34217546
mean anomaly at epoch: 281.0231°
orbit number at epoch: 99692

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

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