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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   15091.83147954  .00000685  00000-0  23752-3 0  9994
2 24872 086.4011 359.5090 0002288 083.5721 276.5735 14.34221172928193
Epoch (UTC): 01 April 2015 19:57:19
Eccentricity: 0.0002288
inclination: 86.4011°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 359.5090°
argument of perigee: 83.5721°
revolutions per day: 14.34221172
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.5735°
orbit number at epoch: 92819

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

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