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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   17023.56552779  .00000110  00000-0  32140-4 0  9998
2 25170  86.3933  50.9457 0002343  90.5636 269.5828 14.34213490991033
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2017 13:34:21
Eccentricity: 0.0002343
inclination: 86.3933°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 50.9457°
argument of perigee: 90.5636°
revolutions per day: 14.34213490
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.5828°
orbit number at epoch: 99103

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

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