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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   14232.45587878  .00000180  00000-0  57190-4 0  9322
2 24872 086.3936 093.3160 0002252 101.2333 258.9116 14.34220473896034
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2014 10:56:27
Eccentricity: 0.0002252
inclination: 86.3936°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 93.3160°
argument of perigee: 101.2333°
revolutions per day: 14.34220473
mean anomaly at epoch: 258.9116°
orbit number at epoch: 89603

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

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