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Iridium 18 - 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 24872U 97034D   17018.46943540  .00000147  00000-0  45458-4 0  9990
2 24872  86.3960  84.6783 0002291  96.4368 263.7088 14.34221100 22458
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 11:15:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002291
inclination: 86.3960°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 84.6783°
argument of perigee: 96.4368°
revolutions per day: 14.34221100
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.7088°
orbit number at epoch: 2245

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

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