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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   14331.55211977  .00000055  00000-0  12436-4 0  7619
2 25170 086.3981 020.3032 0002264 114.0564 359.5164 14.34213390878081
Epoch (UTC): 27 November 2014 13:15:03
Eccentricity: 0.0002264
inclination: 86.3981°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 20.3032°
argument of perigee: 114.0564°
revolutions per day: 14.34213390
mean anomaly at epoch: 359.5164°
orbit number at epoch: 87808

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

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