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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   14303.04766078  .00000567  00000-0  75686-4 0  4748
2 22627 082.5215 272.4787 0022755 229.4774 199.4203 14.77702879160183
Epoch (UTC): 30 October 2014 01:08:37
Eccentricity: 0.0022755
inclination: 82.5215°
perigee height: 620 km
apogee height: 652 km
right ascension of ascending node: 272.4787°
argument of perigee: 229.4774°
revolutions per day: 14.77702879
mean anomaly at epoch: 199.4203°
orbit number at epoch: 16018

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

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