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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   17296.95561192 +.00001879 +00000-0 +60918-4 0  9997
2 12155 081.1608 272.9368 0028239 264.9769 094.8244 15.31074349980324
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2017 22:56:04
Eccentricity: 0.0028239
inclination: 81.1608°
perigee height: 453 km
apogee height: 492 km
right ascension of ascending node: 272.9368°
argument of perigee: 264.9769°
revolutions per day: 15.31074349
mean anomaly at epoch: 94.8244°
orbit number at epoch: 98032

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

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