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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   17347.48331014  .00000128  00000-0  35175-4 0  9994
2 24869  86.4172 307.0488 0002489  91.5653 268.5830 14.38607847 69714
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2017 11:35:57
Eccentricity: 0.0002489
inclination: 86.4172°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 307.0488°
argument of perigee: 91.5653°
revolutions per day: 14.38607847
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.5830°
orbit number at epoch: 6971

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

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