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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   15214.17704015  .00003333  00000-0  12149-3 0  9991
2 12155 081.1657 159.2149 0033133 161.5354 198.7092 15.27343421887756
Epoch (UTC): 02 August 2015 04:14:56
Eccentricity: 0.0033133
inclination: 81.1657°
perigee height: 461 km
apogee height: 506 km
right ascension of ascending node: 159.2149°
argument of perigee: 161.5354°
revolutions per day: 15.27343421
mean anomaly at epoch: 198.7092°
orbit number at epoch: 88775

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

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