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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   14113.47173104  .00000136  00000-0  95609-4 0  9089
2 23088 070.9986 177.1249 0002380 008.5358 117.4253 14.14561263 32815
Epoch (UTC): 23 April 2014 11:19:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002380
inclination: 70.9986°
perigee height: 842 km
apogee height: 845 km
right ascension of ascending node: 177.1249°
argument of perigee: 8.5358°
revolutions per day: 14.14561263
mean anomaly at epoch: 117.4253°
orbit number at epoch: 3281

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

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