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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   17055.44984169  .00000018  00000-0 -56522-6 0  9992
2 25170  86.3950  37.6025 0002086  84.2920 275.8513 14.34212749995609
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2017 10:47:46
Eccentricity: 0.0002086
inclination: 86.3950°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 37.6025°
argument of perigee: 84.2920°
revolutions per day: 14.34212749
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.8513°
orbit number at epoch: 99560

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

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