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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   17112.90749839 +.00000125 +00000-0 +89561-4 0  9991
2 23088 071.0012 038.0786 0004220 213.4844 146.6013 14.14650326187458
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 21:46:47
Eccentricity: 0.0004220
inclination: 71.0012°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 846 km
right ascension of ascending node: 38.0786°
argument of perigee: 213.4844°
revolutions per day: 14.14650326
mean anomaly at epoch: 146.6013°
orbit number at epoch: 18745

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

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