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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   15181.48401829  .00000137  00000-0  41736-4 0  9994
2 24872 086.3969 322.0260 0002299 096.2624 263.8834 14.34219230941043
Epoch (UTC): 30 June 2015 11:36:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002299
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 322.0260°
argument of perigee: 96.2624°
revolutions per day: 14.34219230
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.8834°
orbit number at epoch: 94104

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

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