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Iridium 30 - 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 24949U 97051F   17271.33813138  .24952974 -19063-5  38201-3 0  9992
2 24949  86.3452 238.9858 0025131 154.2013 206.3664 16.46254047 49862
Epoch (UTC): 28 September 2017 08:06:54
Eccentricity: 0.0025131
inclination: 86.3452°
perigee height: 133 km
apogee height: 165 km
right ascension of ascending node: 238.9858°
argument of perigee: 154.2013°
revolutions per day: 16.46254047
mean anomaly at epoch: 206.3664°
orbit number at epoch: 4986

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

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