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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   15244.91994319 -.00000310 +00000-0 -13645-3 0  9998
2 23088 070.9985 215.2455 0003751 332.8273 027.2652 14.14624875102749
Epoch (UTC): 01 September 2015 22:04:43
Eccentricity: 0.0003751
inclination: 70.9985°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 846 km
right ascension of ascending node: 215.2455°
argument of perigee: 332.8273°
revolutions per day: 14.14624875
mean anomaly at epoch: 27.2652°
orbit number at epoch: 10274

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

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