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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   16120.52819868  .00000120  00000-0  35712-4 0  9995
2 24837  86.3975 163.0276 0002418  93.4682  19.2524 14.34220090987659
Epoch (UTC): 29 April 2016 12:40:36
Eccentricity: 0.0002418
inclination: 86.3975°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 163.0276°
argument of perigee: 93.4682°
revolutions per day: 14.34220090
mean anomaly at epoch: 19.2524°
orbit number at epoch: 98765

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

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