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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   15061.34243131  .00000138  00000-0  42302-4 0  9993
2 24869 086.3992 012.0248 0002302 082.7222 079.9827 14.34216485923829
Epoch (UTC): 02 March 2015 08:13:06
Eccentricity: 0.0002302
inclination: 86.3992°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 12.0248°
argument of perigee: 82.7222°
revolutions per day: 14.34216485
mean anomaly at epoch: 79.9827°
orbit number at epoch: 92382

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

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