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Cosmos 2173 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 21797U 91081B   17017.86919295 -.00000055  00000-0 -70914-4 0  9997
2 21797  82.9541 173.8187 0038719 148.3118  15.7896 13.77387902263707
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2017 20:51:38
Eccentricity: 0.0038719
inclination: 82.9541°
perigee height: 945 km
apogee height: 1001 km
right ascension of ascending node: 173.8187°
argument of perigee: 148.3118°
revolutions per day: 13.77387902
mean anomaly at epoch: 15.7896°
orbit number at epoch: 26370

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

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