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Iridium 17 - 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 24870U 97034B   24205.90633115  .00001198  00000-0  39704-3 0  9990
2 24870  86.3969  12.7659 0002835  55.5358 304.6107 14.37083253416427
Epoch (UTC): 23 July 2024 21:45:07
Eccentricity: 0.0002835
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 766 km
apogee height: 770 km
right ascension of ascending node: 12.7659°
argument of perigee: 55.5358°
revolutions per day: 14.37083253
mean anomaly at epoch: 304.6107°
orbit number at epoch: 41642

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

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