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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   17020.49570346  .00000134  00000-0  40673-4 0  9993
2 25170  86.3937  52.2305 0002357  91.4857 268.6608 14.34213124990594
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2017 11:53:48
Eccentricity: 0.0002357
inclination: 86.3937°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 52.2305°
argument of perigee: 91.4857°
revolutions per day: 14.34213124
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.6608°
orbit number at epoch: 99059

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

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