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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   17347.42589419  .00000168  00000-0  52987-4 0  9997
2 24837  86.3965 275.1310 0002044  81.9861  55.8291 14.34216561 72636
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2017 10:13:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002044
inclination: 86.3965°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 275.1310°
argument of perigee: 81.9861°
revolutions per day: 14.34216561
mean anomaly at epoch: 55.8291°
orbit number at epoch: 7263

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

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