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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   17291.54516182 -.00000072 +00000-0 -32674-4 0  9992
2 24837 086.3914 298.5134 0002186 088.3765 069.5600 14.34217584064345
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 13:05:01
Eccentricity: 0.0002186
inclination: 86.3914°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 298.5134°
argument of perigee: 88.3765°
revolutions per day: 14.34217584
mean anomaly at epoch: 69.5600°
orbit number at epoch: 6434

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

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