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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   17082.81501954 -.00000026 +00000-0 -16360-4 0  9993
2 24869 086.3943 057.7846 0001941 083.9884 276.1533 14.34216355031405
Epoch (UTC): 23 March 2017 19:33:37
Eccentricity: 0.0001941
inclination: 86.3943°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 57.7846°
argument of perigee: 83.9884°
revolutions per day: 14.34216355
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.1533°
orbit number at epoch: 3140

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

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