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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   17023.53026527  .00000157  00000-0  10629-3 0  9996
2 23088  70.9971 225.6684 0004867 299.2890  60.7746 14.14647217175081
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2017 12:43:34
Eccentricity: 0.0004867
inclination: 70.9971°
perigee height: 840 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 225.6684°
argument of perigee: 299.2890°
revolutions per day: 14.14647217
mean anomaly at epoch: 60.7746°
orbit number at epoch: 17508

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

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