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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   18022.20214256  .00001009  00000-0  32000-4 0  9995
2 12155  81.1629 165.5201 0028659 317.5956  42.3066 15.31298184 25975
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2018 04:51:05
Eccentricity: 0.0028659
inclination: 81.1629°
perigee height: 452 km
apogee height: 491 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.5201°
argument of perigee: 317.5956°
revolutions per day: 15.31298184
mean anomaly at epoch: 42.3066°
orbit number at epoch: 2597

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

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