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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   18015.47232190  .00000133  00000-0  94043-4 0  9993
2 23088  70.9976 196.4990 0002679 176.3790 183.7352 14.14659957225566
Epoch (UTC): 15 January 2018 11:20:08
Eccentricity: 0.0002679
inclination: 70.9976°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 845 km
right ascension of ascending node: 196.4990°
argument of perigee: 176.3790°
revolutions per day: 14.14659957
mean anomaly at epoch: 183.7352°
orbit number at epoch: 22556

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

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