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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   15243.50852699  .00000046  00000-0  94914-5 0  9994
2 24837 086.3921 264.1470 0002323 092.1875 058.0138 14.34216902952969
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2015 12:12:16
Eccentricity: 0.0002323
inclination: 86.3921°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 264.1470°
argument of perigee: 92.1875°
revolutions per day: 14.34216902
mean anomaly at epoch: 58.0138°
orbit number at epoch: 95296

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

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