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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   15143.47800863  .00003614  00000-0  13360-3 0  9991
2 12155 081.1656 242.8286 0033576 046.3850 314.0161 15.26894187876968
Epoch (UTC): 23 May 2015 11:28:19
Eccentricity: 0.0033576
inclination: 81.1656°
perigee height: 462 km
apogee height: 508 km
right ascension of ascending node: 242.8286°
argument of perigee: 46.3850°
revolutions per day: 15.26894187
mean anomaly at epoch: 314.0161°
orbit number at epoch: 87696

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

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