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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   14352.29627270  .00000408  00000-0  13876-3 0  1972
2 24869 086.3956 042.9937 0002254 110.3096 300.1005 14.34221296913214
Epoch (UTC): 18 December 2014 07:06:37
Eccentricity: 0.0002254
inclination: 86.3956°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 42.9937°
argument of perigee: 110.3096°
revolutions per day: 14.34221296
mean anomaly at epoch: 300.1005°
orbit number at epoch: 91321

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

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