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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   14297.15277595  .00000480  00000-0  16440-3 0   962
2 24949 086.3953 331.4219 0002302 110.5526 249.5916 14.34217319895793
Epoch (UTC): 24 October 2014 03:39:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002302
inclination: 86.3953°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 331.4219°
argument of perigee: 110.5526°
revolutions per day: 14.34217319
mean anomaly at epoch: 249.5916°
orbit number at epoch: 89579

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

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