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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   18022.92093157 +.00001006 +00000-0 +31910-4 0  9995
2 12155 081.1630 164.6645 0028623 315.0545 044.8374 15.31299410994244
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2018 22:06:08
Eccentricity: 0.0028623
inclination: 81.1630°
perigee height: 452 km
apogee height: 491 km
right ascension of ascending node: 164.6645°
argument of perigee: 315.0545°
revolutions per day: 15.31299410
mean anomaly at epoch: 44.8374°
orbit number at epoch: 99424

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

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