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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   14350.88652387  .00011364  00000-0  45132-3 0  6159
2 12155 081.1672 068.8332 0034695 218.3334 141.5434 15.24643217852936
Epoch (UTC): 16 December 2014 21:16:35
Eccentricity: 0.0034695
inclination: 81.1672°
perigee height: 468 km
apogee height: 515 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.8332°
argument of perigee: 218.3334°
revolutions per day: 15.24643217
mean anomaly at epoch: 141.5434°
orbit number at epoch: 85293

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

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