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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   14329.52536840  .00000355  00000-0  11980-3 0  1405
2 24949 086.3944 317.8764 0002182 107.6277 252.5157 14.34217444900430
Epoch (UTC): 25 November 2014 12:36:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002182
inclination: 86.3944°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 317.8764°
argument of perigee: 107.6277°
revolutions per day: 14.34217444
mean anomaly at epoch: 252.5157°
orbit number at epoch: 90043

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

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