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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   14211.49439914  .00000171  00000-0  20575-4 0  3850
2 22627 082.5242 357.4407 0024452 168.6215 254.2080 14.77634880146662
Epoch (UTC): 30 July 2014 11:51:56
Eccentricity: 0.0024452
inclination: 82.5242°
perigee height: 619 km
apogee height: 654 km
right ascension of ascending node: 357.4407°
argument of perigee: 168.6215°
revolutions per day: 14.77634880
mean anomaly at epoch: 254.2080°
orbit number at epoch: 14666

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

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