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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   14352.56104889  .00000134  00000-0  40677-4 0  7892
2 25170 086.3948 011.5177 0002574 107.7245 049.5776 14.34182786881099
Epoch (UTC): 18 December 2014 13:27:54
Eccentricity: 0.0002574
inclination: 86.3948°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 11.5177°
argument of perigee: 107.7245°
revolutions per day: 14.34182786
mean anomaly at epoch: 49.5776°
orbit number at epoch: 88109

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

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