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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   16210.33017091  .00000203  00000-0  65508-4 0  9990
2 25170  86.4004 125.8881 0002071  78.8094 281.3335 14.34217614965343
Epoch (UTC): 28 July 2016 07:55:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002071
inclination: 86.4004°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 125.8881°
argument of perigee: 78.8094°
revolutions per day: 14.34217614
mean anomaly at epoch: 281.3335°
orbit number at epoch: 96534

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

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