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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   19079.94132629 +.00001087 +00000-0 +33778-4 0  9991
2 12155 081.1645 021.9339 0027938 309.9086 049.9695 15.32046302058856
Epoch (UTC): 20 March 2019 22:35:30
Eccentricity: 0.0027938
inclination: 81.1645°
perigee height: 450 km
apogee height: 489 km
right ascension of ascending node: 21.9339°
argument of perigee: 309.9086°
revolutions per day: 15.32046302
mean anomaly at epoch: 49.9695°
orbit number at epoch: 5885

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

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