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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   15108.14643277  .00000003  00000-0 -12883-4 0  9994
2 21797 082.9505 289.5928 0038829 143.1745 353.7554 13.77327137175506
Epoch (UTC): 18 April 2015 03:30:51
Eccentricity: 0.0038829
inclination: 82.9505°
perigee height: 945 km
apogee height: 1002 km
right ascension of ascending node: 289.5928°
argument of perigee: 143.1745°
revolutions per day: 13.77327137
mean anomaly at epoch: 353.7554°
orbit number at epoch: 17550

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

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