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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   14295.45685665  .00000163  00000-0  51069-4 0   189
2 24872 086.3971 066.9577 0001919 114.5550 245.5846 14.34210089905066
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2014 10:57:52
Eccentricity: 0.0001919
inclination: 86.3971°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 66.9577°
argument of perigee: 114.5550°
revolutions per day: 14.34210089
mean anomaly at epoch: 245.5846°
orbit number at epoch: 90506

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

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