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Cosmos 2278 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 23088U 94023B   16126.27639055  .00000278  00000-0  16930-3 0  9991
2 23088  71.0008  58.1932 0003794 327.4561  32.6327 14.14639946137852
Epoch (UTC): 05 May 2016 06:38:00
Eccentricity: 0.0003794
inclination: 71.0008°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 846 km
right ascension of ascending node: 58.1932°
argument of perigee: 327.4561°
revolutions per day: 14.14639946
mean anomaly at epoch: 32.6327°
orbit number at epoch: 13785

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

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