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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   15212.15704376  .00000045  00000-0  29862-4 0  9999
2 21797 082.9520 212.3578 0037209 211.3049 200.4518 13.77337829189821
Epoch (UTC): 31 July 2015 03:46:08
Eccentricity: 0.0037209
inclination: 82.9520°
perigee height: 946 km
apogee height: 1001 km
right ascension of ascending node: 212.3578°
argument of perigee: 211.3049°
revolutions per day: 13.77337829
mean anomaly at epoch: 200.4518°
orbit number at epoch: 18982

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

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