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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   15029.48836339  .00000475  00000-0  16247-3 0  8419
2 25170 086.3990 353.9788 0001885 101.2444 037.8774 14.34211660887101
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2015 11:43:14
Eccentricity: 0.0001885
inclination: 86.3990°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 353.9788°
argument of perigee: 101.2444°
revolutions per day: 14.34211660
mean anomaly at epoch: 37.8774°
orbit number at epoch: 88710

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

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