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Cosmos 2242 Rocket - 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 22627U 93024B   15089.52428958  .00000476  00000-0  62714-4 0  9994
2 22627 082.5213 131.9073 0025259 097.4192 015.1364 14.77852222182552
Epoch (UTC): 30 March 2015 12:34:58
Eccentricity: 0.0025259
inclination: 82.5213°
perigee height: 618 km
apogee height: 654 km
right ascension of ascending node: 131.9073°
argument of perigee: 97.4192°
revolutions per day: 14.77852222
mean anomaly at epoch: 15.1364°
orbit number at epoch: 18255

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

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