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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   14243.51141944 -.00000266  00000-0 -11377-3 0    58
2 23088 070.9982 264.2271 0004858 238.7062 231.4812 14.14576086 51206
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2014 12:16:26
Eccentricity: 0.0004858
inclination: 70.9982°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 264.2271°
argument of perigee: 238.7062°
revolutions per day: 14.14576086
mean anomaly at epoch: 231.4812°
orbit number at epoch: 5120

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

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