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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   15184.77373106  .00000176  00000-0  21061-4 0  9998
2 22627 082.5216 043.4802 0024518 143.4013 263.3496 14.77915962196620
Epoch (UTC): 03 July 2015 18:34:10
Eccentricity: 0.0024518
inclination: 82.5216°
perigee height: 619 km
apogee height: 653 km
right ascension of ascending node: 43.4802°
argument of perigee: 143.4013°
revolutions per day: 14.77915962
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.3496°
orbit number at epoch: 19662

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

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