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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   15184.81539134  .00000043  00000-0  47094-4 0  9997
2 23088 071.0009 341.3908 0001290 129.6028 230.5208 14.14625523 94510
Epoch (UTC): 03 July 2015 19:34:09
Eccentricity: 0.0001290
inclination: 71.0009°
perigee height: 842 km
apogee height: 844 km
right ascension of ascending node: 341.3908°
argument of perigee: 129.6028°
revolutions per day: 14.14625523
mean anomaly at epoch: 230.5208°
orbit number at epoch: 9451

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

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