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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   16345.12443490  .00000150  00000-0  10299-3 0  9995
2 23088  70.9993 318.8677 0002890 346.5959  13.5086 14.14645814168804
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2016 02:59:11
Eccentricity: 0.0002890
inclination: 70.9993°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 845 km
right ascension of ascending node: 318.8677°
argument of perigee: 346.5959°
revolutions per day: 14.14645814
mean anomaly at epoch: 13.5086°
orbit number at epoch: 16880

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

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