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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   14354.21159097  .00000090  00000-0  74747-4 0  5769
2 21797 082.9531 017.9097 0039449 117.4365 311.2901 13.77308661159133
Epoch (UTC): 20 December 2014 05:04:41
Eccentricity: 0.0039449
inclination: 82.9531°
perigee height: 944 km
apogee height: 1002 km
right ascension of ascending node: 17.9097°
argument of perigee: 117.4365°
revolutions per day: 13.77308661
mean anomaly at epoch: 311.2901°
orbit number at epoch: 15913

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

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