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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   15187.50241496 -.00000042  00000-0  31623-5 0  9999
2 23088 071.0011 335.7512 0001094 119.2255 240.8977 14.14625864 94896
Epoch (UTC): 06 July 2015 12:03:28
Eccentricity: 0.0001094
inclination: 71.0011°
perigee height: 843 km
apogee height: 844 km
right ascension of ascending node: 335.7512°
argument of perigee: 119.2255°
revolutions per day: 14.14625864
mean anomaly at epoch: 240.8977°
orbit number at epoch: 9489

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

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