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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   14328.31785629  .00000144  00000-0  44281-4 0   640
2 24872 086.3985 053.2278 0002275 114.6979 245.4454 14.34213595909771
Epoch (UTC): 24 November 2014 07:37:42
Eccentricity: 0.0002275
inclination: 86.3985°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 53.2278°
argument of perigee: 114.6979°
revolutions per day: 14.34213595
mean anomaly at epoch: 245.4454°
orbit number at epoch: 90977

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

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