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Iridium 15 - 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 24869U 97034A   18173.83149861 +.00000105 +00000-0 +27836-4 0  9998
2 24869 086.4199 226.9805 0002238 101.2464 258.8985 14.38606170096953
Epoch (UTC): 22 June 2018 19:57:21
Eccentricity: 0.0002238
inclination: 86.4199°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 226.9805°
argument of perigee: 101.2464°
revolutions per day: 14.38606170
mean anomaly at epoch: 258.8985°
orbit number at epoch: 9695

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

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