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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   15060.42659399  .00000134  00000-0  40838-4 0  9996
2 24869 086.4017 012.4057 0001753 091.8304 025.2369 14.34210462923690
Epoch (UTC): 01 March 2015 10:14:17
Eccentricity: 0.0001753
inclination: 86.4017°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 12.4057°
argument of perigee: 91.8304°
revolutions per day: 14.34210462
mean anomaly at epoch: 25.2369°
orbit number at epoch: 92369

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

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