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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   15116.51212744  .00000224  00000-0  72872-4 0  9991
2 24837 086.3933 317.2623 0002079 089.7020 329.2638 14.34215751934761
Epoch (UTC): 26 April 2015 12:17:27
Eccentricity: 0.0002079
inclination: 86.3933°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 317.2623°
argument of perigee: 89.7020°
revolutions per day: 14.34215751
mean anomaly at epoch: 329.2638°
orbit number at epoch: 93476

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

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