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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   14113.17346666  .00005474  00000-0  33515-3 0  2236
2 12465 081.2331 263.6303 0035801 196.4714 163.5352 15.09494962793496
Epoch (UTC): 23 April 2014 04:09:47
Eccentricity: 0.0035801
inclination: 81.2331°
perigee height: 513 km
apogee height: 562 km
right ascension of ascending node: 263.6303°
argument of perigee: 196.4714°
revolutions per day: 15.09494962
mean anomaly at epoch: 163.5352°
orbit number at epoch: 79349

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

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