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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   15108.08454726  .00008509  00000-0  32083-3 0  9993
2 12155 081.1623 284.6608 0033875 163.8871 196.3449 15.26371402871565
Epoch (UTC): 18 April 2015 02:01:44
Eccentricity: 0.0033875
inclination: 81.1623°
perigee height: 463 km
apogee height: 510 km
right ascension of ascending node: 284.6608°
argument of perigee: 163.8871°
revolutions per day: 15.26371402
mean anomaly at epoch: 196.3449°
orbit number at epoch: 87156

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

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