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Iridium 4 Rocket - 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 24797U 97020F   15247.49422265  .00000363  00000-0  73679-4 0  9998
2 24797  86.8940 231.9215 0225073 330.3097 138.3998 14.43692701963919
Epoch (UTC): 04 September 2015 11:51:40
Eccentricity: 0.0225073
inclination: 86.8940°
perigee height: 586 km
apogee height: 906 km
right ascension of ascending node: 231.9215°
argument of perigee: 330.3097°
revolutions per day: 14.43692701
mean anomaly at epoch: 138.3998°
orbit number at epoch: 96391

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

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