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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   15028.54061559  .00000015  00000-0 -16773-5 0  1598
2 24837 086.3983 354.0259 0002262 102.6517 350.2672 14.34218779922155
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2015 12:58:29
Eccentricity: 0.0002262
inclination: 86.3983°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 354.0259°
argument of perigee: 102.6517°
revolutions per day: 14.34218779
mean anomaly at epoch: 350.2672°
orbit number at epoch: 92215

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

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