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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   15029.06557779  .00000359  00000-0  46729-4 0  5490
2 22627 082.5226 188.0101 0022270 295.8571 203.2714 14.77796618173629
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2015 01:34:25
Eccentricity: 0.0022270
inclination: 82.5226°
perigee height: 620 km
apogee height: 652 km
right ascension of ascending node: 188.0101°
argument of perigee: 295.8571°
revolutions per day: 14.77796618
mean anomaly at epoch: 203.2714°
orbit number at epoch: 17362

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

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