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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   16039.41584112  .00000364  00000-0  12279-3 0  9992
2 24949  86.3998 134.0583 0002108 102.0265 258.1167 14.34217955963485
Epoch (UTC): 08 February 2016 09:58:48
Eccentricity: 0.0002108
inclination: 86.3998°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 134.0583°
argument of perigee: 102.0265°
revolutions per day: 14.34217955
mean anomaly at epoch: 258.1167°
orbit number at epoch: 96348

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

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