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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   17057.54290375  .00000056  00000-0  12783-4 0  9994
2 25170  86.3954  36.7271 0002077  84.3253 275.8180 14.34213141995906
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2017 13:01:46
Eccentricity: 0.0002077
inclination: 86.3954°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 36.7271°
argument of perigee: 84.3253°
revolutions per day: 14.34213141
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.8180°
orbit number at epoch: 99590

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

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