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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   24206.56802962  .00227761  18269-4  66495-3 0  9991
2 12155  81.1385 184.0421 0005251  91.4435 268.7436 15.92720596359437
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2024 13:37:57
Eccentricity: 0.0005251
inclination: 81.1385°
perigee height: 291 km
apogee height: 298 km
right ascension of ascending node: 184.0421°
argument of perigee: 91.4435°
revolutions per day: 15.92720596
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.7436°
orbit number at epoch: 35943

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

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