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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   20272.16671077  .00001885  00000-0  57704-4 0  9998
2 12155  81.1598  77.3331 0027875 194.9700 165.0716 15.32889190176029
Epoch (UTC): 28 September 2020 04:00:03
Eccentricity: 0.0027875
inclination: 81.1598°
perigee height: 448 km
apogee height: 486 km
right ascension of ascending node: 77.3331°
argument of perigee: 194.9700°
revolutions per day: 15.32889190
mean anomaly at epoch: 165.0716°
orbit number at epoch: 17602

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

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