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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   17081.88902470 -.00000046 +00000-0 -23568-4 0  9991
2 24872 086.3948 058.1430 0002064 084.6558 275.4873 14.34215041031502
Epoch (UTC): 22 March 2017 21:20:11
Eccentricity: 0.0002064
inclination: 86.3948°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 58.1430°
argument of perigee: 84.6558°
revolutions per day: 14.34215041
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.4873°
orbit number at epoch: 3150

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

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