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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   14210.14452230  .00002771  00000-0  11524-3 0  4943
2 12155 081.1643 234.3609 0035180 336.8261 023.1382 15.22864205831503
Epoch (UTC): 29 July 2014 03:28:06
Eccentricity: 0.0035180
inclination: 81.1643°
perigee height: 473 km
apogee height: 521 km
right ascension of ascending node: 234.3609°
argument of perigee: 336.8261°
revolutions per day: 15.22864205
mean anomaly at epoch: 23.1382°
orbit number at epoch: 83150

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

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