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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   21207.59385775  .00001533  00000-0  45556-4 0  9993
2 12155  81.1607  77.3430 0026459 241.0957 118.7627 15.33759894190384
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2021 14:15:09
Eccentricity: 0.0026459
inclination: 81.1607°
perigee height: 446 km
apogee height: 483 km
right ascension of ascending node: 77.3430°
argument of perigee: 241.0957°
revolutions per day: 15.33759894
mean anomaly at epoch: 118.7627°
orbit number at epoch: 19038

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

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