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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   17017.23489444  .00000013  00000-0  27904-4 0  9995
2 15772  71.1090 294.2184 0037872 277.1718 193.0214 14.21192649640001
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2017 05:38:14
Eccentricity: 0.0037872
inclination: 71.1090°
perigee height: 794 km
apogee height: 848 km
right ascension of ascending node: 294.2184°
argument of perigee: 277.1718°
revolutions per day: 14.21192649
mean anomaly at epoch: 193.0214°
orbit number at epoch: 64000

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

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