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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   15058.24578597  .00000057  00000-0  42561-4 0  9995
2 21797 082.9571 326.6517 0036721 285.2878 245.3175 13.77324545168631
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2015 05:53:55
Eccentricity: 0.0036721
inclination: 82.9571°
perigee height: 946 km
apogee height: 1000 km
right ascension of ascending node: 326.6517°
argument of perigee: 285.2878°
revolutions per day: 13.77324545
mean anomaly at epoch: 245.3175°
orbit number at epoch: 16863

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

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