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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   16268.46603397  .00000180  00000-0  57243-4 0  9995
2 24949  86.3985  38.2770 0002555  90.9172 269.2316 14.34229090996312
Epoch (UTC): 24 September 2016 11:11:05
Eccentricity: 0.0002555
inclination: 86.3985°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 38.2770°
argument of perigee: 90.9172°
revolutions per day: 14.34229090
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.2316°
orbit number at epoch: 99631

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

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