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Location: Northern Prairie Star Party
(53.2167°N, 112.5333°W)
Time: 00:47:30
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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   16149.89360831 -.00000292  00000-0 -12688-3 0  9991
2 23088  71.0006   8.6277 0005175 301.9123  58.1496 14.14642318141197
Epoch (UTC): 28 May 2016 21:26:47
Eccentricity: 0.0005175
inclination: 71.0006°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 8.6277°
argument of perigee: 301.9123°
revolutions per day: 14.14642318
mean anomaly at epoch: 58.1496°
orbit number at epoch: 14119

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

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