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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   16238.17865930  .00001252  00000-0  41956-4 0  9999
2 12155  81.1614  57.9818 0029594 277.8791  81.9086 15.29715274947189
Epoch (UTC): 25 August 2016 04:17:16
Eccentricity: 0.0029594
inclination: 81.1614°
perigee height: 456 km
apogee height: 497 km
right ascension of ascending node: 57.9818°
argument of perigee: 277.8791°
revolutions per day: 15.29715274
mean anomaly at epoch: 81.9086°
orbit number at epoch: 94718

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

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