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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   16342.50815778  .00000049  00000-0  50231-4 0  9994
2 23088  70.9990 324.3593 0002755 348.9595  11.1467 14.14645152168433
Epoch (UTC): 07 December 2016 12:11:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002755
inclination: 70.9990°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 845 km
right ascension of ascending node: 324.3593°
argument of perigee: 348.9595°
revolutions per day: 14.14645152
mean anomaly at epoch: 11.1467°
orbit number at epoch: 16843

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

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