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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   16121.53477454  .00002002  00000-0  68504-4 0  9992
2 12155  81.1649 196.4640 0030045 317.2583  42.6315 15.29312383929352
Epoch (UTC): 30 April 2016 12:50:04
Eccentricity: 0.0030045
inclination: 81.1649°
perigee height: 457 km
apogee height: 498 km
right ascension of ascending node: 196.4640°
argument of perigee: 317.2583°
revolutions per day: 15.29312383
mean anomaly at epoch: 42.6315°
orbit number at epoch: 92935

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

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