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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   14298.76892844  .00000721  00000-0  25035-3 0  7159
2 25170 086.4012 033.9942 0002141 112.4338 042.4856 14.34210847873380
Epoch (UTC): 25 October 2014 18:27:15
Eccentricity: 0.0002141
inclination: 86.4012°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 33.9942°
argument of perigee: 112.4338°
revolutions per day: 14.34210847
mean anomaly at epoch: 42.4856°
orbit number at epoch: 87338

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

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