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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   17292.24968126  .00000112  00000-0  29997-4 0  9999
2 24872  86.4205 330.2144 0001753  82.5442 277.5956 14.38609113 61754
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2017 05:59:32
Eccentricity: 0.0001753
inclination: 86.4205°
perigee height: 762 km
apogee height: 764 km
right ascension of ascending node: 330.2144°
argument of perigee: 82.5442°
revolutions per day: 14.38609113
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.5956°
orbit number at epoch: 6175

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

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