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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   17055.53551430 -.00000040  00000-0 -21246-4 0  9991
2 24869  86.3916  69.2011 0002113  81.8845 278.2590 14.34216860 27764
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2017 12:51:08
Eccentricity: 0.0002113
inclination: 86.3916°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 69.2011°
argument of perigee: 81.8845°
revolutions per day: 14.34216860
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.2590°
orbit number at epoch: 2776

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

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