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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   16120.18753040  .00001047  00000-0  56716-4 0  9996
2 12465  81.2423 139.7851 0034029 263.0781  96.6575 15.13255165904835
Epoch (UTC): 29 April 2016 04:30:02
Eccentricity: 0.0034029
inclination: 81.2423°
perigee height: 503 km
apogee height: 550 km
right ascension of ascending node: 139.7851°
argument of perigee: 263.0781°
revolutions per day: 15.13255165
mean anomaly at epoch: 96.6575°
orbit number at epoch: 90483

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

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