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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   16343.21323505  .00001752  00000-0  58268-4 0  9997
2 12155  81.1631 293.1906 0028938 279.3624  80.4340 15.30195104963241
Epoch (UTC): 08 December 2016 05:07:03
Eccentricity: 0.0028938
inclination: 81.1631°
perigee height: 455 km
apogee height: 495 km
right ascension of ascending node: 293.1906°
argument of perigee: 279.3624°
revolutions per day: 15.30195104
mean anomaly at epoch: 80.4340°
orbit number at epoch: 96324

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

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