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(53.2167°N, 112.5333°W)
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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   18147.55703857  .00000041  00000-0  46176-4 0  9993
2 23088  70.9996 279.2686 0005210 284.9364  75.1182 14.14663336244244
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2018 13:22:08
Eccentricity: 0.0005210
inclination: 70.9996°
perigee height: 839 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 279.2686°
argument of perigee: 284.9364°
revolutions per day: 14.14663336
mean anomaly at epoch: 75.1182°
orbit number at epoch: 24424

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

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