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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   14212.22304559  .00000231  00000-0  75275-4 0  9060
2 24872 086.3967 101.7751 0002240 102.2409 257.9038 14.34219858893135
Epoch (UTC): 31 July 2014 05:21:11
Eccentricity: 0.0002240
inclination: 86.3967°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 101.7751°
argument of perigee: 102.2409°
revolutions per day: 14.34219858
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.9038°
orbit number at epoch: 89313

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

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