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Cosmos 2251 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 22676U 93036B   15028.81307215  .00000137  00000-0  58619-4 0  4301
2 22676 074.0457 333.4781 0019606 216.8464 143.1342 14.33726127130596
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2015 19:30:49
Eccentricity: 0.0019606
inclination: 74.0457°
perigee height: 765 km
apogee height: 793 km
right ascension of ascending node: 333.4781°
argument of perigee: 216.8464°
revolutions per day: 14.33726127
mean anomaly at epoch: 143.1342°
orbit number at epoch: 13059

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

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