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(53.2167°N, 112.5333°W)
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Cosmos 2278 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 23088U 94023B   15114.45742069 -.00000212  00000-0 -85588-4 0  9993
2 23088 070.9973 129.0574 0005077 235.0979 124.9666 14.14612356 84560
Epoch (UTC): 24 April 2015 10:58:41
Eccentricity: 0.0005077
inclination: 70.9973°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 129.0574°
argument of perigee: 235.0979°
revolutions per day: 14.14612356
mean anomaly at epoch: 124.9666°
orbit number at epoch: 8456

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

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