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(53.2167°N, 112.5333°W)
Time: 05:38:46
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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   15061.14067384 -.00000222  00000-0 -90414-4 0  9995
2 23088 070.9982 240.9524 0005796 283.4385 076.6092 14.14609841 77028
Epoch (UTC): 02 March 2015 03:22:34
Eccentricity: 0.0005796
inclination: 70.9982°
perigee height: 839 km
apogee height: 848 km
right ascension of ascending node: 240.9524°
argument of perigee: 283.4385°
revolutions per day: 14.14609841
mean anomaly at epoch: 76.6092°
orbit number at epoch: 7702

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

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