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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   18017.23684852 +.00000133 +00000-0 +40315-4 0  9992
2 24837 086.3956 260.5819 0001967 087.4434 032.2890 14.34219602077625
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2018 05:41:03
Eccentricity: 0.0001967
inclination: 86.3956°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 260.5819°
argument of perigee: 87.4434°
revolutions per day: 14.34219602
mean anomaly at epoch: 32.2890°
orbit number at epoch: 7762

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

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