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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   14205.45549857  .00000235  00000-0  76971-4 0  8987
2 24872 086.3973 104.6033 0002243 102.4556 257.6890 14.34215866892165
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2014 10:55:55
Eccentricity: 0.0002243
inclination: 86.3973°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 104.6033°
argument of perigee: 102.4556°
revolutions per day: 14.34215866
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.6890°
orbit number at epoch: 89216

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

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