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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   14355.59508111  .00000669  00000-0  23192-3 0  2017
2 24869 086.3953 041.6140 0002238 109.3642 042.6916 14.34227285913684
Epoch (UTC): 21 December 2014 14:16:55
Eccentricity: 0.0002238
inclination: 86.3953°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 41.6140°
argument of perigee: 109.3642°
revolutions per day: 14.34227285
mean anomaly at epoch: 42.6916°
orbit number at epoch: 91368

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

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