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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   15111.66748905  .00000278  00000-0  14879-3 0  9994
2 15772 071.1091 197.2745 0035982 190.9129 321.2979 14.21110452549569
Epoch (UTC): 21 April 2015 16:01:11
Eccentricity: 0.0035982
inclination: 71.1091°
perigee height: 795 km
apogee height: 847 km
right ascension of ascending node: 197.2745°
argument of perigee: 190.9129°
revolutions per day: 14.21110452
mean anomaly at epoch: 321.2979°
orbit number at epoch: 54956

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

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