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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   14297.96853148  .00000162  00000-0  50927-4 0   215
2 24872 086.3974 065.9081 0002089 115.6757 244.4655 14.34213774905428
Epoch (UTC): 24 October 2014 23:14:41
Eccentricity: 0.0002089
inclination: 86.3974°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 65.9081°
argument of perigee: 115.6757°
revolutions per day: 14.34213774
mean anomaly at epoch: 244.4655°
orbit number at epoch: 90542

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

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