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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   17178.53241623 -.00000044 +00000-0 -21081-4 0  9998
2 24869 086.4176 017.7529 0001961 072.1780 287.9632 14.38615579045157
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2017 12:46:40
Eccentricity: 0.0001961
inclination: 86.4176°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 764 km
right ascension of ascending node: 17.7529°
argument of perigee: 72.1780°
revolutions per day: 14.38615579
mean anomaly at epoch: 287.9632°
orbit number at epoch: 4515

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

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