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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   17296.49986125 +.00000012 +00000-0 -29042-5 0  9998
2 25170 086.3914 296.8567 0001941 092.4439 267.6979 14.34217452030076
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2017 11:59:48
Eccentricity: 0.0001941
inclination: 86.3914°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 296.8567°
argument of perigee: 92.4439°
revolutions per day: 14.34217452
mean anomaly at epoch: 267.6979°
orbit number at epoch: 3007

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

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