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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   15243.82444737  .00000134  00000-0  15473-4 0  9993
2 22627  82.5254 348.6531 0022501 316.0500 159.0470 14.77934677205347
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2015 19:47:12
Eccentricity: 0.0022501
inclination: 82.5254°
perigee height: 620 km
apogee height: 651 km
right ascension of ascending node: 348.6531°
argument of perigee: 316.0500°
revolutions per day: 14.77934677
mean anomaly at epoch: 159.0470°
orbit number at epoch: 20534

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

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