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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   17084.89218218 +.00000187 +00000-0 +59668-4 0  9996
2 25170 086.4013 025.2990 0002092 087.6438 272.4998 14.34220815999766
Epoch (UTC): 25 March 2017 21:24:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002092
inclination: 86.4013°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 25.2990°
argument of perigee: 87.6438°
revolutions per day: 14.34220815
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.4998°
orbit number at epoch: 99976

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

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