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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   16041.42060987 -.00000006  00000-0 -91487-5 0  9993
2 25170  86.3973 196.4240 0002177  96.3635 263.7809 14.34220001941138
Epoch (UTC): 10 February 2016 10:05:40
Eccentricity: 0.0002177
inclination: 86.3973°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 196.4240°
argument of perigee: 96.3635°
revolutions per day: 14.34220001
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.7809°
orbit number at epoch: 94113

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

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