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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   17083.91542491 +.00000178 +00000-0 +56474-4 0  9993
2 25170 086.4011 025.7068 0002084 087.5734 272.5700 14.34220426999629
Epoch (UTC): 24 March 2017 21:58:12
Eccentricity: 0.0002084
inclination: 86.4011°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 25.7068°
argument of perigee: 87.5734°
revolutions per day: 14.34220426
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.5700°
orbit number at epoch: 99962

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

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