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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   15242.50916209  .00000050  00000-0  44562-4 0  9997
2 15772 071.1073 281.2396 0036388 340.4825 120.6110 14.21133611568157
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2015 12:13:11
Eccentricity: 0.0036388
inclination: 71.1073°
perigee height: 795 km
apogee height: 848 km
right ascension of ascending node: 281.2396°
argument of perigee: 340.4825°
revolutions per day: 14.21133611
mean anomaly at epoch: 120.6110°
orbit number at epoch: 56815

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

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