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Location: Northern Prairie Star Party
(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   14265.43827207  .00000280  00000-0  17073-3 0   295
2 23088 071.0013 218.2070 0003629 213.4557 285.2865 14.14584347 54301
Epoch (UTC): 22 September 2014 10:31:06
Eccentricity: 0.0003629
inclination: 71.0013°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 846 km
right ascension of ascending node: 218.2070°
argument of perigee: 213.4557°
revolutions per day: 14.14584347
mean anomaly at epoch: 285.2865°
orbit number at epoch: 5430

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

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