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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   18051.95151759 +.00000030 +00000-0 +15612-4 0  9993
2 21796 082.9525 259.5303 0049091 186.9556 283.1136 13.75477548316700
Epoch (UTC): 20 February 2018 22:50:11
Eccentricity: 0.0049091
inclination: 82.9525°
perigee height: 944 km
apogee height: 1016 km
right ascension of ascending node: 259.5303°
argument of perigee: 186.9556°
revolutions per day: 13.75477548
mean anomaly at epoch: 283.1136°
orbit number at epoch: 31670

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

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