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Cosmos 2279 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 23093U 94024B   15124.08650601  .00000146  00000-0  13120-3 0  9996
2 23093 082.9461 330.9328 0010619 024.1162 336.0490 13.77658183524702
Epoch (UTC): 04 May 2015 02:04:34
Eccentricity: 0.0010619
inclination: 82.9461°
perigee height: 964 km
apogee height: 980 km
right ascension of ascending node: 330.9328°
argument of perigee: 24.1162°
revolutions per day: 13.77658183
mean anomaly at epoch: 336.0490°
orbit number at epoch: 52470

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

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