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Cosmos 1222 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 12072U 80093B   14259.15304089  .00037041  00000-0  44441-3 0  2148
2 12072 081.1838 214.3511 0013305 047.2236 313.0133 15.60620687860274
Epoch (UTC): 16 September 2014 03:40:22
Eccentricity: 0.0013305
inclination: 81.1838°
perigee height: 377 km
apogee height: 395 km
right ascension of ascending node: 214.3511°
argument of perigee: 47.2236°
revolutions per day: 15.60620687
mean anomaly at epoch: 313.0133°
orbit number at epoch: 86027

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

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