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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   16177.89493341  .00000188  00000-0  12262-3 0  9995
2 23088  71.0010 309.8538 0005456 277.2227  82.8275 14.14646060145157
Epoch (UTC): 25 June 2016 21:28:42
Eccentricity: 0.0005456
inclination: 71.0010°
perigee height: 839 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.8538°
argument of perigee: 277.2227°
revolutions per day: 14.14646060
mean anomaly at epoch: 82.8275°
orbit number at epoch: 14515

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

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