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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   16339.46018553  .00000110  00000-0  12037-4 0  9990
2 22627  82.5226 280.9427 0022078 246.1111 246.2956 14.78057257273386
Epoch (UTC): 04 December 2016 11:02:40
Eccentricity: 0.0022078
inclination: 82.5226°
perigee height: 620 km
apogee height: 651 km
right ascension of ascending node: 280.9427°
argument of perigee: 246.1111°
revolutions per day: 14.78057257
mean anomaly at epoch: 246.2956°
orbit number at epoch: 27338

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

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