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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   14245.09756670  .00003963  00000-0  16412-3 0  5205
2 12155 081.1667 193.2875 0035166 214.8162 145.0770 15.23098109836824
Epoch (UTC): 02 September 2014 02:20:29
Eccentricity: 0.0035166
inclination: 81.1667°
perigee height: 472 km
apogee height: 520 km
right ascension of ascending node: 193.2875°
argument of perigee: 214.8162°
revolutions per day: 15.23098109
mean anomaly at epoch: 145.0770°
orbit number at epoch: 83682

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

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