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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   14297.44738534  .00007449  00000-0  30327-3 0  5754
2 12155 081.1630 131.7453 0036453 041.5160 318.8831 15.23722751844796
Epoch (UTC): 24 October 2014 10:44:14
Eccentricity: 0.0036453
inclination: 81.1630°
perigee height: 469 km
apogee height: 519 km
right ascension of ascending node: 131.7453°
argument of perigee: 41.5160°
revolutions per day: 15.23722751
mean anomaly at epoch: 318.8831°
orbit number at epoch: 84479

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

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