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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   15086.89057380  .00000203  00000-0  11470-3 0  9992
2 15772 071.1069 249.5432 0037254 228.0628 284.4605 14.21100626546047
Epoch (UTC): 27 March 2015 21:22:25
Eccentricity: 0.0037254
inclination: 71.1069°
perigee height: 795 km
apogee height: 848 km
right ascension of ascending node: 249.5432°
argument of perigee: 228.0628°
revolutions per day: 14.21100626
mean anomaly at epoch: 284.4605°
orbit number at epoch: 54604

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

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