User: anonymous   Login
Location: Caltech
(34.1382°N, 118.1253°W)
Time: 13:03:14
(UTC-07:00)
Language:

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   15210.34872593  .00000223  00000-0  72479-4 0  9992
2 24869 086.3985 309.7426 0002257 094.6658 328.6841 14.34218376945183
Epoch (UTC): 29 July 2015 08:22:09
Eccentricity: 0.0002257
inclination: 86.3985°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.7426°
argument of perigee: 94.6658°
revolutions per day: 14.34218376
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.6841°
orbit number at epoch: 94518

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

DLR