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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   15142.17638937 -.00000013  00000-0  18243-4 0  9993
2 23088 071.0015 070.8805 0003665 208.8365 151.2555 14.14622641 88480
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2015 04:14:00
Eccentricity: 0.0003665
inclination: 71.0015°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 846 km
right ascension of ascending node: 70.8805°
argument of perigee: 208.8365°
revolutions per day: 14.14622641
mean anomaly at epoch: 151.2555°
orbit number at epoch: 8848

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

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