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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   15027.22486972  .00004913  00000-0  19114-3 0  6472
2 12155 081.1650 020.1000 0036231 080.2820 280.2503 15.25183439859233
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2015 05:23:48
Eccentricity: 0.0036231
inclination: 81.1650°
perigee height: 465 km
apogee height: 515 km
right ascension of ascending node: 20.1000°
argument of perigee: 80.2820°
revolutions per day: 15.25183439
mean anomaly at epoch: 280.2503°
orbit number at epoch: 85923

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

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