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Iridium 18 - 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 24872U 97034D   16243.32777884  .00000208  00000-0  67270-4 0  9994
2 24872  86.4003 143.6730 0002172  86.2008 273.9436 14.34218494  2226
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2016 07:52:00
Eccentricity: 0.0002172
inclination: 86.4003°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 143.6730°
argument of perigee: 86.2008°
revolutions per day: 14.34218494
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.9436°
orbit number at epoch: 222

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

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