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Cosmos 972 - 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 10539U 77123A   20337.31207090  .00000003  00000-0  10323-4 0  9991
2 10539  75.8346 288.1713 0303481 270.1367  86.5002 13.88813695175206
Epoch (UTC): 02 December 2020 07:29:22
Eccentricity: 0.0303481
inclination: 75.8346°
perigee height: 711 km
apogee height: 1154 km
right ascension of ascending node: 288.1713°
argument of perigee: 270.1367°
revolutions per day: 13.88813695
mean anomaly at epoch: 86.5002°
orbit number at epoch: 17520

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

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