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Cosmos 1242 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 12155U 81008B   18110.21674512  .00001287  00000-0  40805-4 0  9999
2 12155  81.1632  60.7202 0029748  17.1923 343.0314 15.31472991 39447
Epoch (UTC): 20 April 2018 05:12:06
Eccentricity: 0.0029748
inclination: 81.1632°
perigee height: 451 km
apogee height: 492 km
right ascension of ascending node: 60.7202°
argument of perigee: 17.1923°
revolutions per day: 15.31472991
mean anomaly at epoch: 343.0314°
orbit number at epoch: 3944

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

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