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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   14264.47960332  .00000122  00000-0  36323-4 0  9780
2 24872 086.3928 079.9152 0002035 104.2156 255.9266 14.34217543900629
Epoch (UTC): 21 September 2014 11:30:37
Eccentricity: 0.0002035
inclination: 86.3928°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.9152°
argument of perigee: 104.2156°
revolutions per day: 14.34217543
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.9266°
orbit number at epoch: 90062

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

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