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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   20274.90834347 +.00001666 +00000-0 +50870-4 0  9997
2 12155 081.1602 074.0603 0028055 185.5016 174.5918 15.32896710144613
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2020 21:48:00
Eccentricity: 0.0028055
inclination: 81.1602°
perigee height: 448 km
apogee height: 486 km
right ascension of ascending node: 74.0603°
argument of perigee: 185.5016°
revolutions per day: 15.32896710
mean anomaly at epoch: 174.5918°
orbit number at epoch: 14461

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

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