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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   14295.47773245  .00001169  00000-0  41033-3 0  7194
2 25170 086.4015 035.3683 0001999 107.4071 345.2365 14.34215673872918
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2014 11:27:56
Eccentricity: 0.0001999
inclination: 86.4015°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 35.3683°
argument of perigee: 107.4071°
revolutions per day: 14.34215673
mean anomaly at epoch: 345.2365°
orbit number at epoch: 87291

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

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