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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   17142.73006270 +.00000156 +00000-0 +48775-4 0  9990
2 25170 086.3968 001.1459 0002258 082.2704 277.8748 14.34221666008036
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2017 17:31:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002258
inclination: 86.3968°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 1.1459°
argument of perigee: 82.2704°
revolutions per day: 14.34221666
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.8748°
orbit number at epoch: 803

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

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