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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   16039.93884109 +.00000275 +00000-0 +16751-3 0  9997
2 23088 070.9979 239.4004 0002301 170.1973 189.9195 14.14637377125373
Epoch (UTC): 08 February 2016 22:31:55
Eccentricity: 0.0002301
inclination: 70.9979°
perigee height: 842 km
apogee height: 845 km
right ascension of ascending node: 239.4004°
argument of perigee: 170.1973°
revolutions per day: 14.14637377
mean anomaly at epoch: 189.9195°
orbit number at epoch: 12537

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

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