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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   14260.14133584  .00005876  00000-0  24244-3 0  5321
2 12155 081.1678 175.6101 0036406 163.8364 196.4039 15.23248214839114
Epoch (UTC): 17 September 2014 03:23:31
Eccentricity: 0.0036406
inclination: 81.1678°
perigee height: 471 km
apogee height: 521 km
right ascension of ascending node: 175.6101°
argument of perigee: 163.8364°
revolutions per day: 15.23248214
mean anomaly at epoch: 196.4039°
orbit number at epoch: 83911

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

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