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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   16342.16246584  .00000012  00000-0 -28593-5 0  9993
2 21797  82.9541 204.7867 0036822 266.6911 207.3393 13.77387143257963
Epoch (UTC): 07 December 2016 03:53:57
Eccentricity: 0.0036822
inclination: 82.9541°
perigee height: 946 km
apogee height: 1000 km
right ascension of ascending node: 204.7867°
argument of perigee: 266.6911°
revolutions per day: 13.77387143
mean anomaly at epoch: 207.3393°
orbit number at epoch: 25796

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

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