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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   15114.52050583  .00000204  00000-0  65857-4 0  9994
2 25170 086.3933 318.4549 0002155 080.6893 338.0743 14.34212886899294
Epoch (UTC): 24 April 2015 12:29:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002155
inclination: 86.3933°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 318.4549°
argument of perigee: 80.6893°
revolutions per day: 14.34212886
mean anomaly at epoch: 338.0743°
orbit number at epoch: 89929

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

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