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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   15184.54281491  .00000256  00000-0  84342-4 0  9994
2 24837 086.3972 288.8025 0002281 095.3427 356.5641 14.34215700944517
Epoch (UTC): 03 July 2015 13:01:39
Eccentricity: 0.0002281
inclination: 86.3972°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 288.8025°
argument of perigee: 95.3427°
revolutions per day: 14.34215700
mean anomaly at epoch: 356.5641°
orbit number at epoch: 94451

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

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