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Cosmos 1271 - 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 12464U 81046A   13122.88858387  .03935615 -95763-6  62334-3 0  8359
2 12464 081.1682 325.3334 0008793 245.4669 114.5613 16.33753002758068
Epoch (UTC): 02 May 2013 21:19:33
Eccentricity: 0.0008793
inclination: 81.1682°
perigee height: 177 km
apogee height: 188 km
right ascension of ascending node: 325.3334°
argument of perigee: 245.4669°
revolutions per day: 16.33753002
mean anomaly at epoch: 114.5613°
orbit number at epoch: 75806

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

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