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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   14109.48840029  .00000397  00000-0  13464-3 0  6844
2 25170 086.3938 113.1284 0002275 102.1258 060.4059 14.34215132846254
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2014 11:43:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002275
inclination: 86.3938°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 113.1284°
argument of perigee: 102.1258°
revolutions per day: 14.34215132
mean anomaly at epoch: 60.4059°
orbit number at epoch: 84625

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

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