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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   16183.20876952  .00000179  00000-0  56826-4 0  9996
2 24949  86.3966  73.9428 0002352  85.4771 274.6693 14.34215853984098
Epoch (UTC): 01 July 2016 05:00:37
Eccentricity: 0.0002352
inclination: 86.3966°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 73.9428°
argument of perigee: 85.4771°
revolutions per day: 14.34215853
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.6693°
orbit number at epoch: 98409

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

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