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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   18109.54922398 +.00000206 +00000-0 +66496-4 0  9997
2 25170 086.4022 222.4214 0002361 095.1031 265.0434 14.34219660055591
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2018 13:10:52
Eccentricity: 0.0002361
inclination: 86.4022°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 222.4214°
argument of perigee: 95.1031°
revolutions per day: 14.34219660
mean anomaly at epoch: 265.0434°
orbit number at epoch: 5559

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

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