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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   18199.20091782  .00000884  00000-0  27525-4 0  9993
2 12155  81.1637 314.7374 0030272  70.9288 289.5223 15.31638634 53064
Epoch (UTC): 18 July 2018 04:49:19
Eccentricity: 0.0030272
inclination: 81.1637°
perigee height: 450 km
apogee height: 491 km
right ascension of ascending node: 314.7374°
argument of perigee: 70.9288°
revolutions per day: 15.31638634
mean anomaly at epoch: 289.5223°
orbit number at epoch: 5306

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

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