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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   16205.86998836  .00000005  00000-0  24074-4 0  9998
2 15772  71.1094 308.4472 0036032 196.8496 302.8933 14.21176855614808
Epoch (UTC): 23 July 2016 20:52:46
Eccentricity: 0.0036032
inclination: 71.1094°
perigee height: 795 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 308.4472°
argument of perigee: 196.8496°
revolutions per day: 14.21176855
mean anomaly at epoch: 302.8933°
orbit number at epoch: 61480

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

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