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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   17291.56708306 +.00000106 +00000-0 +30301-4 0  9999
2 24796 086.3927 266.1613 0002256 087.8833 049.5224 14.35181980070960
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 13:36:35
Eccentricity: 0.0002256
inclination: 86.3927°
perigee height: 773 km
apogee height: 776 km
right ascension of ascending node: 266.1613°
argument of perigee: 87.8833°
revolutions per day: 14.35181980
mean anomaly at epoch: 49.5224°
orbit number at epoch: 7096

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

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