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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   16037.11041622  .00000309  00000-0  18548-3 0  9994
2 23088  70.9978 245.3371 0002521 173.7793 186.3361 14.14635390125243
Epoch (UTC): 06 February 2016 02:38:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002521
inclination: 70.9978°
perigee height: 842 km
apogee height: 845 km
right ascension of ascending node: 245.3371°
argument of perigee: 173.7793°
revolutions per day: 14.14635390
mean anomaly at epoch: 186.3361°
orbit number at epoch: 12524

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

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