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Kosmos-2172 - 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 21796U 91081A   17147.44339647 +.00000017 +00000-0 +19658-5 0  9996
2 21796 082.9556 098.9853 0048288 219.8993 280.2581 13.75465875279651
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2017 10:38:29
Eccentricity: 0.0048288
inclination: 82.9556°
perigee height: 944 km
apogee height: 1015 km
right ascension of ascending node: 98.9853°
argument of perigee: 219.8993°
revolutions per day: 13.75465875
mean anomaly at epoch: 280.2581°
orbit number at epoch: 27965

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

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