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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   17117.82273398 +.00000171 +00000-0 +53963-4 0  9991
2 25170 086.4014 011.5533 0002350 085.8113 274.3351 14.34217637004461
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2017 19:44:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002350
inclination: 86.4014°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 11.5533°
argument of perigee: 85.8113°
revolutions per day: 14.34217637
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.3351°
orbit number at epoch: 446

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

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