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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   16039.53949403  .00004771  00000-0  16727-3 0  9992
2 12155  81.1649 293.7434 0030287 234.8146 125.0253 15.28794965916825
Epoch (UTC): 08 February 2016 12:56:52
Eccentricity: 0.0030287
inclination: 81.1649°
perigee height: 458 km
apogee height: 500 km
right ascension of ascending node: 293.7434°
argument of perigee: 234.8146°
revolutions per day: 15.28794965
mean anomaly at epoch: 125.0253°
orbit number at epoch: 91682

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

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