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Cosmos 1242 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 12155U 81008B   14293.76986316  .00009621  00000-0  39248-3 0  5720
2 12155 081.1641 136.0724 0036558 053.4869 306.9721 15.23671947844236
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2014 18:28:36
Eccentricity: 0.0036558
inclination: 81.1641°
perigee height: 469 km
apogee height: 520 km
right ascension of ascending node: 136.0724°
argument of perigee: 53.4869°
revolutions per day: 15.23671947
mean anomaly at epoch: 306.9721°
orbit number at epoch: 84423

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

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