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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   14212.46073105  .00000211  00000-0  68157-4 0  7026
2 25170 086.3932 070.0885 0002185 107.3562 023.9991 14.34216352861016
Epoch (UTC): 31 July 2014 11:03:27
Eccentricity: 0.0002185
inclination: 86.3932°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 70.0885°
argument of perigee: 107.3562°
revolutions per day: 14.34216352
mean anomaly at epoch: 23.9991°
orbit number at epoch: 86101

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

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