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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   15062.28948560  .00000502  00000-0  66458-4 0  9993
2 22627 082.5249 157.1818 0023643 183.1578 202.9744 14.77830809178521
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2015 06:56:51
Eccentricity: 0.0023643
inclination: 82.5249°
perigee height: 619 km
apogee height: 653 km
right ascension of ascending node: 157.1818°
argument of perigee: 183.1578°
revolutions per day: 14.77830809
mean anomaly at epoch: 202.9744°
orbit number at epoch: 17852

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

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