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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   17052.53546690 -.00000029  00000-0 -17260-4 0  9998
2 24869  86.3915  70.4570 0002145  82.2415 277.9024 14.34217286 27334
Epoch (UTC): 21 February 2017 12:51:04
Eccentricity: 0.0002145
inclination: 86.3915°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 70.4570°
argument of perigee: 82.2415°
revolutions per day: 14.34217286
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.9024°
orbit number at epoch: 2733

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

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