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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   15142.49726277  .00000055  00000-0  12715-4 0  9990
2 25170 086.3932 306.7450 0001870 092.9234 323.2915 14.34215878903301
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2015 11:56:03
Eccentricity: 0.0001870
inclination: 86.3932°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.7450°
argument of perigee: 92.9234°
revolutions per day: 14.34215878
mean anomaly at epoch: 323.2915°
orbit number at epoch: 90330

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

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