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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   16345.33231200  .00000260  00000-0  85776-4 0  9991
2 25170  86.3993  69.4414 0002024 102.1551 257.9872 14.34221323984697
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2016 07:58:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002024
inclination: 86.3993°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 69.4414°
argument of perigee: 102.1551°
revolutions per day: 14.34221323
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.9872°
orbit number at epoch: 98469

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

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