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Cosmos 1656 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 15772U 85042D   15149.52973663  .00000082  00000-0  59106-4 0  9997
2 15772 071.1071 117.3976 0033874 130.9166 346.3487 14.21120317554940
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2015 12:42:49
Eccentricity: 0.0033874
inclination: 71.1071°
perigee height: 797 km
apogee height: 846 km
right ascension of ascending node: 117.3976°
argument of perigee: 130.9166°
revolutions per day: 14.21120317
mean anomaly at epoch: 346.3487°
orbit number at epoch: 55494

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

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