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Iridium 56 - 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 25170U 98010B   16339.40199670  .00000265  00000-0  87644-4 0  9997
2 25170  86.3993  71.9186 0001926 101.5809 258.5603 14.34218429983848
Epoch (UTC): 04 December 2016 09:38:52
Eccentricity: 0.0001926
inclination: 86.3993°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 71.9186°
argument of perigee: 101.5809°
revolutions per day: 14.34218429
mean anomaly at epoch: 258.5603°
orbit number at epoch: 98384

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

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