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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   14273.47573631  .00007218  00000-0  29645-3 0  5560
2 12155 081.1669 159.9382 0037004 120.0027 240.4886 15.23407656841149
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2014 11:25:03
Eccentricity: 0.0037004
inclination: 81.1669°
perigee height: 470 km
apogee height: 521 km
right ascension of ascending node: 159.9382°
argument of perigee: 120.0027°
revolutions per day: 15.23407656
mean anomaly at epoch: 240.4886°
orbit number at epoch: 84114

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

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