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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   15086.73844282  .00000326  00000-0  19436-3 0  9994
2 23088 071.0008 187.2298 0005400 259.2270 100.8245 14.14612536 80643
Epoch (UTC): 27 March 2015 17:43:21
Eccentricity: 0.0005400
inclination: 71.0008°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 187.2298°
argument of perigee: 259.2270°
revolutions per day: 14.14612536
mean anomaly at epoch: 100.8245°
orbit number at epoch: 8064

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

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