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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   16181.91998814 +.00000103 +00000-0 +88000-4 0  9996
2 23093 082.9460 016.4840 0008691 272.1408 087.8754 13.77700975582683
Epoch (UTC): 29 June 2016 22:04:46
Eccentricity: 0.0008691
inclination: 82.9460°
perigee height: 965 km
apogee height: 978 km
right ascension of ascending node: 16.4840°
argument of perigee: 272.1408°
revolutions per day: 13.77700975
mean anomaly at epoch: 87.8754°
orbit number at epoch: 58268

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

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