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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   16239.20068616 -.00000281  00000-0 -12152-3 0  9996
2 23088  71.0002 181.1854 0004372 223.1290 136.9490 14.14645683153829
Epoch (UTC): 26 August 2016 04:48:59
Eccentricity: 0.0004372
inclination: 71.0002°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 846 km
right ascension of ascending node: 181.1854°
argument of perigee: 223.1290°
revolutions per day: 14.14645683
mean anomaly at epoch: 136.9490°
orbit number at epoch: 15382

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

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