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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   15240.57773535  .00004392  00000-0  15950-3 0  9996
2 12155 081.1655 127.9830 0033915 074.6192 285.8786 15.27504389891783
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2015 13:51:56
Eccentricity: 0.0033915
inclination: 81.1655°
perigee height: 460 km
apogee height: 506 km
right ascension of ascending node: 127.9830°
argument of perigee: 74.6192°
revolutions per day: 15.27504389
mean anomaly at epoch: 285.8786°
orbit number at epoch: 89178

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

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