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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   16206.58120460  .00000084  00000-0  23108-4 0  9991
2 24949  86.3940  64.1679 0002247  82.9424 277.2027 14.34221264987445
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2016 13:56:56
Eccentricity: 0.0002247
inclination: 86.3940°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 64.1679°
argument of perigee: 82.9424°
revolutions per day: 14.34221264
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.2027°
orbit number at epoch: 98744

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

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