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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   15243.53277703  .00000064  00000-0  15772-4 0  9998
2 25170 086.3918 264.5032 0002042 087.7754 023.9613 14.34218819917787
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2015 12:47:11
Eccentricity: 0.0002042
inclination: 86.3918°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 264.5032°
argument of perigee: 87.7754°
revolutions per day: 14.34218819
mean anomaly at epoch: 23.9613°
orbit number at epoch: 91778

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

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