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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   14327.49633228  .00000413  00000-0  14035-3 0  7551
2 25170 086.3984 021.9980 0002272 114.2960 311.7450 14.34219135877501
Epoch (UTC): 23 November 2014 11:54:43
Eccentricity: 0.0002272
inclination: 86.3984°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 21.9980°
argument of perigee: 114.2960°
revolutions per day: 14.34219135
mean anomaly at epoch: 311.7450°
orbit number at epoch: 87750

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

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