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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   15210.24273206  .00000229  00000-0  74877-4 0  9998
2 25170 086.3971 278.4266 0002517 089.5389 328.2435 14.34220352913010
Epoch (UTC): 29 July 2015 05:49:32
Eccentricity: 0.0002517
inclination: 86.3971°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 278.4266°
argument of perigee: 89.5389°
revolutions per day: 14.34220352
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.2435°
orbit number at epoch: 91301

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

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