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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   19290.09594950  .00000690  00000-0  20883-4 0  9993
2 12155  81.1602 131.3976 0027797 309.2790  50.5981 15.32348650122860
Epoch (UTC): 17 October 2019 02:18:10
Eccentricity: 0.0027797
inclination: 81.1602°
perigee height: 450 km
apogee height: 488 km
right ascension of ascending node: 131.3976°
argument of perigee: 309.2790°
revolutions per day: 15.32348650
mean anomaly at epoch: 50.5981°
orbit number at epoch: 12286

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

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