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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   16237.26079382  .00000191  00000-0  61102-4 0  9994
2 25170  86.3964 114.6387 0001943  90.0800 270.0618 14.34220281969204
Epoch (UTC): 24 August 2016 06:15:32
Eccentricity: 0.0001943
inclination: 86.3964°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 114.6387°
argument of perigee: 90.0800°
revolutions per day: 14.34220281
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.0618°
orbit number at epoch: 96920

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

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