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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   16274.53326911  .00000120  00000-0  35803-4 0  9998
2 24869  86.3949 130.6810 0002309  87.6514 272.4946 14.34223062  6696
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2016 12:47:54
Eccentricity: 0.0002309
inclination: 86.3949°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 130.6810°
argument of perigee: 87.6514°
revolutions per day: 14.34223062
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.4946°
orbit number at epoch: 669

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

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