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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   16120.23451394  .00000207  00000-0  66780-4 0  9993
2 24869  86.4009 194.8413 0002377  96.6518 315.7141 14.34218925984587
Epoch (UTC): 29 April 2016 05:37:42
Eccentricity: 0.0002377
inclination: 86.4009°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 194.8413°
argument of perigee: 96.6518°
revolutions per day: 14.34218925
mean anomaly at epoch: 315.7141°
orbit number at epoch: 98458

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

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