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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   16273.45064925 -.00000023  00000-0 -15359-4 0  9991
2 24837  86.3918  99.1126 0001928  83.4682 336.7397 14.34217000  9571
Epoch (UTC): 29 September 2016 10:48:56
Eccentricity: 0.0001928
inclination: 86.3918°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 99.1126°
argument of perigee: 83.4682°
revolutions per day: 14.34217000
mean anomaly at epoch: 336.7397°
orbit number at epoch: 957

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

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