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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   15087.18144721  .00000535  00000-0  18392-3 0  9991
2 25170 086.3988 329.8885 0002400 086.3612 024.9364 14.34220129895372
Epoch (UTC): 28 March 2015 04:21:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002400
inclination: 86.3988°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 329.8885°
argument of perigee: 86.3612°
revolutions per day: 14.34220129
mean anomaly at epoch: 24.9364°
orbit number at epoch: 89537

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

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