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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   16151.51529742  .00000054  00000-0  12188-4 0  9995
2 25170  86.3948 150.4565 0002536  93.8496 266.2989 14.34218166956914
Epoch (UTC): 30 May 2016 12:22:01
Eccentricity: 0.0002536
inclination: 86.3948°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 150.4565°
argument of perigee: 93.8496°
revolutions per day: 14.34218166
mean anomaly at epoch: 266.2989°
orbit number at epoch: 95691

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

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