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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   14273.47973471  .00000307  00000-0  10259-3 0  9928
2 24872 086.3934 076.1491 0001986 106.1240 254.0175 14.34221369901913
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2014 11:30:49
Eccentricity: 0.0001986
inclination: 86.3934°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 76.1491°
argument of perigee: 106.1240°
revolutions per day: 14.34221369
mean anomaly at epoch: 254.0175°
orbit number at epoch: 90191

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

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