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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   14353.36476484  .00000088  00000-0  24442-4 0   946
2 24872 086.3956 042.7602 0002299 108.9053 251.2392 14.34218636913365
Epoch (UTC): 19 December 2014 08:45:15
Eccentricity: 0.0002299
inclination: 86.3956°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 42.7602°
argument of perigee: 108.9053°
revolutions per day: 14.34218636
mean anomaly at epoch: 251.2392°
orbit number at epoch: 91336

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

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