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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   17227.84773918 +.00000189 +00000-0 +60260-4 0  9995
2 25170 086.4013 325.5606 0002526 094.1969 265.9515 14.34217388020230
Epoch (UTC): 15 August 2017 20:20:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002526
inclination: 86.4013°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 325.5606°
argument of perigee: 94.1969°
revolutions per day: 14.34217388
mean anomaly at epoch: 265.9515°
orbit number at epoch: 2023

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

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