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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   14296.45425528  .00000044  00000-0  85029-5 0  7209
2 25170 086.4014 034.9601 0002085 112.8210 338.5990 14.34216268873050
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2014 10:54:07
Eccentricity: 0.0002085
inclination: 86.4014°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 34.9601°
argument of perigee: 112.8210°
revolutions per day: 14.34216268
mean anomaly at epoch: 338.5990°
orbit number at epoch: 87305

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

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