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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   14302.85234894  .00000644  00000-0  22284-3 0   265
2 24872 086.3980 063.8669 0002088 113.5895 246.5520 14.34216600906126
Epoch (UTC): 29 October 2014 20:27:22
Eccentricity: 0.0002088
inclination: 86.3980°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 63.8669°
argument of perigee: 113.5895°
revolutions per day: 14.34216600
mean anomaly at epoch: 246.5520°
orbit number at epoch: 90612

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

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