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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   14109.50465938 -.00000104  00000-0 -29350-4 0  9051
2 23088 070.9994 185.4496 0002188 011.3317 078.6297 14.14562850 32250
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2014 12:06:42
Eccentricity: 0.0002188
inclination: 70.9994°
perigee height: 842 km
apogee height: 845 km
right ascension of ascending node: 185.4496°
argument of perigee: 11.3317°
revolutions per day: 14.14562850
mean anomaly at epoch: 78.6297°
orbit number at epoch: 3225

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

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