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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   17084.73471851 +.00000049 +00000-0 +34715-4 0  9997
2 21796 082.9562 145.3988 0050102 037.7131 084.7063 13.75463167271323
Epoch (UTC): 25 March 2017 17:37:59
Eccentricity: 0.0050102
inclination: 82.9562°
perigee height: 943 km
apogee height: 1017 km
right ascension of ascending node: 145.3988°
argument of perigee: 37.7131°
revolutions per day: 13.75463167
mean anomaly at epoch: 84.7063°
orbit number at epoch: 27132

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

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