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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   16038.53060043  .00000037  00000-0  59706-5 0  9993
2 24869  86.3940 228.9664 0002028  90.2083 296.4983 14.34217514972878
Epoch (UTC): 07 February 2016 12:44:03
Eccentricity: 0.0002028
inclination: 86.3940°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 228.9664°
argument of perigee: 90.2083°
revolutions per day: 14.34217514
mean anomaly at epoch: 296.4983°
orbit number at epoch: 97287

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

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