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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   16144.82674232  .00001952  00000-0  66572-4 0  9998
2 12155  81.1622 168.8213 0029884 234.7603 125.0836 15.29422332932913
Epoch (UTC): 23 May 2016 19:50:30
Eccentricity: 0.0029884
inclination: 81.1622°
perigee height: 457 km
apogee height: 498 km
right ascension of ascending node: 168.8213°
argument of perigee: 234.7603°
revolutions per day: 15.29422332
mean anomaly at epoch: 125.0836°
orbit number at epoch: 93291

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

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