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Cosmos 1271 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 12465U 81046B   16270.53986893  .00000250  00000-0  12263-4 0  9999
2 12465  81.2439 327.2044 0036036 120.7172 239.7614 15.13493635927579
Epoch (UTC): 26 September 2016 12:57:24
Eccentricity: 0.0036036
inclination: 81.2439°
perigee height: 500 km
apogee height: 550 km
right ascension of ascending node: 327.2044°
argument of perigee: 120.7172°
revolutions per day: 15.13493635
mean anomaly at epoch: 239.7614°
orbit number at epoch: 92757

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

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