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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   14327.54719384  .00000459  00000-0  15678-3 0   811
2 24837 086.3969 021.6276 0002204 109.2347 022.8703 14.34216961912691
Epoch (UTC): 23 November 2014 13:07:57
Eccentricity: 0.0002204
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 21.6276°
argument of perigee: 109.2347°
revolutions per day: 14.34216961
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.8703°
orbit number at epoch: 91269

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

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