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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   15089.70833662  .00000255  00000-0  15738-3 0  9996
2 23088 071.0010 180.9974 0005442 256.9313 103.1202 14.14614611 81067
Epoch (UTC): 30 March 2015 17:00:00
Eccentricity: 0.0005442
inclination: 71.0010°
perigee height: 839 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 180.9974°
argument of perigee: 256.9313°
revolutions per day: 14.14614611
mean anomaly at epoch: 103.1202°
orbit number at epoch: 8106

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

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