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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   17021.53176160 -.00000026  00000-0 -16326-4 0  9995
2 24837  86.3934  51.4062 0002044  88.5512  21.3650 14.34218265 25927
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 12:45:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002044
inclination: 86.3934°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 51.4062°
argument of perigee: 88.5512°
revolutions per day: 14.34218265
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.3650°
orbit number at epoch: 2592

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

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