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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   17018.21238322  .00000766  00000-0  24746-4 0  9997
2 12155  81.1620 244.4642 0030824 136.9036 223.4622 15.30298414969513
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 05:05:49
Eccentricity: 0.0030824
inclination: 81.1620°
perigee height: 454 km
apogee height: 496 km
right ascension of ascending node: 244.4642°
argument of perigee: 136.9036°
revolutions per day: 15.30298414
mean anomaly at epoch: 223.4622°
orbit number at epoch: 96951

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

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