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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   16121.18523252  .00000188  00000-0  12228-3 0  9993
2 23088  70.9998  68.8787 0003521 332.7522  27.3415 14.14637099137135
Epoch (UTC): 30 April 2016 04:26:44
Eccentricity: 0.0003521
inclination: 70.9998°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 846 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.8787°
argument of perigee: 332.7522°
revolutions per day: 14.14637099
mean anomaly at epoch: 27.3415°
orbit number at epoch: 13713

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

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