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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   14264.49534760  .00000228  00000-0  74381-4 0  7388
2 25170 086.3967 048.3113 0002209 106.8229 318.8839 14.34226443868473
Epoch (UTC): 21 September 2014 11:53:18
Eccentricity: 0.0002209
inclination: 86.3967°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 48.3113°
argument of perigee: 106.8229°
revolutions per day: 14.34226443
mean anomaly at epoch: 318.8839°
orbit number at epoch: 86847

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

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