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Iridium 15 - 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 24869U 97034A   17118.85442502 +.00000204 +00000-0 +60040-4 0  9990
2 24869 086.4223 042.7178 0002448 097.0122 263.1355 14.38631511036573
Epoch (UTC): 28 April 2017 20:30:22
Eccentricity: 0.0002448
inclination: 86.4223°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 42.7178°
argument of perigee: 97.0122°
revolutions per day: 14.38631511
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.1355°
orbit number at epoch: 3657

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

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