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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   14106.19100961  .00000084  00000-0  68549-4 0  4379
2 21797 082.9566 202.0451 0039457 093.4102 328.8557 13.77268844124998
Epoch (UTC): 16 April 2014 04:35:03
Eccentricity: 0.0039457
inclination: 82.9566°
perigee height: 944 km
apogee height: 1002 km
right ascension of ascending node: 202.0451°
argument of perigee: 93.4102°
revolutions per day: 13.77268844
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.8557°
orbit number at epoch: 12499

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

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