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Location: Harwich
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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   14243.07852854  .00000108  00000-0  92253-4 0  5077
2 21797 082.9517 100.4350 0039209 070.3077 082.9982 13.77280352143835
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2014 01:53:04
Eccentricity: 0.0039209
inclination: 82.9517°
perigee height: 945 km
apogee height: 1002 km
right ascension of ascending node: 100.4350°
argument of perigee: 70.3077°
revolutions per day: 13.77280352
mean anomaly at epoch: 82.9982°
orbit number at epoch: 14383

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

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