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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   15188.33572836  .00000389  00000-0  13179-3 0  9997
2 25170 086.3988 287.5792 0002544 097.3531 322.0535 14.34219103909873
Epoch (UTC): 07 July 2015 08:03:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002544
inclination: 86.3988°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 287.5792°
argument of perigee: 97.3531°
revolutions per day: 14.34219103
mean anomaly at epoch: 322.0535°
orbit number at epoch: 90987

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

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