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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   16243.21391741 -.00000002  00000-0 -17241-4 0  9992
2 21797  82.9514 278.2652 0038053 181.6329 244.8735 13.77381548244345
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2016 05:08:02
Eccentricity: 0.0038053
inclination: 82.9514°
perigee height: 945 km
apogee height: 1001 km
right ascension of ascending node: 278.2652°
argument of perigee: 181.6329°
revolutions per day: 13.77381548
mean anomaly at epoch: 244.8735°
orbit number at epoch: 24434

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

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