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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   15032.20450328  .00004715  00000-0  27402-3 0  4510
2 12465 081.2492 298.9733 0036834 335.4653 024.4818 15.11319251836362
Epoch (UTC): 01 February 2015 04:54:29
Eccentricity: 0.0036834
inclination: 81.2492°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 557 km
right ascension of ascending node: 298.9733°
argument of perigee: 335.4653°
revolutions per day: 15.11319251
mean anomaly at epoch: 24.4818°
orbit number at epoch: 83636

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

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