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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   15144.82996514  .00000236  00000-0  29625-4 0  9995
2 22627 082.5234 080.5603 0022058 277.6175 140.0427 14.77900123190720
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2015 19:55:08
Eccentricity: 0.0022058
inclination: 82.5234°
perigee height: 620 km
apogee height: 651 km
right ascension of ascending node: 80.5603°
argument of perigee: 277.6175°
revolutions per day: 14.77900123
mean anomaly at epoch: 140.0427°
orbit number at epoch: 19072

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

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