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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   16243.26087792  .00000225  00000-0  73340-4 0  9990
2 25170  86.3952 112.1300 0002061  90.5647 269.5785 14.34220965970068
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2016 06:15:39
Eccentricity: 0.0002061
inclination: 86.3952°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 112.1300°
argument of perigee: 90.5647°
revolutions per day: 14.34220965
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.5785°
orbit number at epoch: 97006

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

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