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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   17232.36219231  .00000129  00000-0  35639-4 0  9990
2 24872  86.4246 355.2383 0002700 104.4739 255.6759 14.38610369 53144
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2017 08:41:33
Eccentricity: 0.0002700
inclination: 86.4246°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 355.2383°
argument of perigee: 104.4739°
revolutions per day: 14.38610369
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.6759°
orbit number at epoch: 5314

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

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