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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   16119.27935108  .00000223  00000-0  72571-4 0  9992
2 24872  86.4013 195.4703 0002254  98.5405 261.6046 14.34218287984444
Epoch (UTC): 28 April 2016 06:42:15
Eccentricity: 0.0002254
inclination: 86.4013°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 195.4703°
argument of perigee: 98.5405°
revolutions per day: 14.34218287
mean anomaly at epoch: 261.6046°
orbit number at epoch: 98444

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

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