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Cosmos 1242 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 12155U 81008B   19078.70038616  .00001165  00000-0  36281-4 0  9994
2 12155  81.1643  23.4128 0028008 314.3153  45.5788 15.32043716 90498
Epoch (UTC): 19 March 2019 16:48:33
Eccentricity: 0.0028008
inclination: 81.1643°
perigee height: 450 km
apogee height: 489 km
right ascension of ascending node: 23.4128°
argument of perigee: 314.3153°
revolutions per day: 15.32043716
mean anomaly at epoch: 45.5788°
orbit number at epoch: 9049

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

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