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Location: Northern Prairie Star Party
(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   14232.17764850 -.00000150  00000-0 -53102-4 0  9981
2 23088 071.0002 288.0124 0005305 250.9115 119.4459 14.14580470 49600
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2014 04:15:48
Eccentricity: 0.0005305
inclination: 71.0002°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 288.0124°
argument of perigee: 250.9115°
revolutions per day: 14.14580470
mean anomaly at epoch: 119.4459°
orbit number at epoch: 4960

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

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