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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   15059.89088485  .00006938  00000-0  26675-3 0  9996
2 12155 081.1678 341.5684 0033639 331.3625 028.5760 15.25717349864218
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2015 21:22:52
Eccentricity: 0.0033639
inclination: 81.1678°
perigee height: 465 km
apogee height: 512 km
right ascension of ascending node: 341.5684°
argument of perigee: 331.3625°
revolutions per day: 15.25717349
mean anomaly at epoch: 28.5760°
orbit number at epoch: 86421

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

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