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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   17021.55833419  .00000137  00000-0  41858-4 0  9992
2 24869  86.3950  83.4211 0002438  96.6203 263.5270 14.34225181 22891
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 13:24:00
Eccentricity: 0.0002438
inclination: 86.3950°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 83.4211°
argument of perigee: 96.6203°
revolutions per day: 14.34225181
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.5270°
orbit number at epoch: 2289

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

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