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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   17112.86918370 +.00000380 +00000-0 +12857-3 0  9994
2 25170 086.4021 013.6215 0002344 086.4362 273.7101 14.34224649003753
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 20:51:37
Eccentricity: 0.0002344
inclination: 86.4021°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 13.6215°
argument of perigee: 86.4362°
revolutions per day: 14.34224649
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.7101°
orbit number at epoch: 375

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

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