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Iridium 12 - 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 24837U 97030B   16341.54876390  .00000234  00000-0  76405-4 0  9995
2 24837  86.3979  70.6350 0002200  96.9454 344.0338 14.34218037 19334
Epoch (UTC): 06 December 2016 13:10:13
Eccentricity: 0.0002200
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 70.6350°
argument of perigee: 96.9454°
revolutions per day: 14.34218037
mean anomaly at epoch: 344.0338°
orbit number at epoch: 1933

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

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