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Iridium 4 - 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 24796U 97020E   15059.55070196  .00000346  00000-0  11507-3 0  9999
2 24796 086.3974 309.3221 0002028 083.9667 347.0723 14.34867738932896
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2015 13:13:00
Eccentricity: 0.0002028
inclination: 86.3974°
perigee height: 774 km
apogee height: 777 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.3221°
argument of perigee: 83.9667°
revolutions per day: 14.34867738
mean anomaly at epoch: 347.0723°
orbit number at epoch: 93289

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

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