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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   16039.18802118 -.00000056  00000-0 -27056-4 0  9998
2 25170  86.3969 197.3567 0002155  96.8206 263.3235 14.34219845940817
Epoch (UTC): 08 February 2016 04:30:45
Eccentricity: 0.0002155
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 197.3567°
argument of perigee: 96.8206°
revolutions per day: 14.34219845
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.3235°
orbit number at epoch: 94081

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

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