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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   14352.48665075  .00000875  00000-0  18211-3 0  8459
2 24797 086.8958 327.1089 0229610 115.9550 010.8244 14.43338917926404
Epoch (UTC): 18 December 2014 11:40:46
Eccentricity: 0.0229610
inclination: 86.8958°
perigee height: 584 km
apogee height: 911 km
right ascension of ascending node: 327.1089°
argument of perigee: 115.9550°
revolutions per day: 14.43338917
mean anomaly at epoch: 10.8244°
orbit number at epoch: 92640

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

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