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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   15028.35769833  .00000217  00000-0  13775-3 0  1289
2 23088 071.0012 309.7509 0004513 316.9069 182.7592 14.14598790 72397
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2015 08:35:05
Eccentricity: 0.0004513
inclination: 71.0012°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.7509°
argument of perigee: 316.9069°
revolutions per day: 14.14598790
mean anomaly at epoch: 182.7592°
orbit number at epoch: 7239

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

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