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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   15087.03888075  .00000250  00000-0  82114-4 0  9997
2 24949 086.3920 266.6458 0002109 095.9212 264.2224 14.34219066917998
Epoch (UTC): 28 March 2015 00:55:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002109
inclination: 86.3920°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 266.6458°
argument of perigee: 95.9212°
revolutions per day: 14.34219066
mean anomaly at epoch: 264.2224°
orbit number at epoch: 91799

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

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