User: anonymous   Login
Location: Caltech
(34.1382°N, 118.1253°W)
Time: 21:07:45
(UTC-08:00)
Language:

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   17346.29453020  .00000091  00000-0  23372-4 0  9993
2 24872  86.4198 307.5948 0002706  95.8994 264.2512 14.38608086 69524
Epoch (UTC): 12 December 2017 07:04:07
Eccentricity: 0.0002706
inclination: 86.4198°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 307.5948°
argument of perigee: 95.8994°
revolutions per day: 14.38608086
mean anomaly at epoch: 264.2512°
orbit number at epoch: 6952

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

DLR