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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   17177.61436275 -.00000178 +00000-0 -70728-4 0  9996
2 25170 086.3946 346.5527 0001919 087.5556 272.5860 14.34209579013032
Epoch (UTC): 26 June 2017 14:44:40
Eccentricity: 0.0001919
inclination: 86.3946°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 346.5527°
argument of perigee: 87.5556°
revolutions per day: 14.34209579
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.5860°
orbit number at epoch: 1303

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

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