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Cosmos 1626 - 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 15494U 85009A   16239.98876796  .00001336  00000-0  57839-4 0  9995
2 15494  82.4818 183.8131 0003171  36.5187   9.1036 15.21560739724037
Epoch (UTC): 26 August 2016 23:43:49
Eccentricity: 0.0003171
inclination: 82.4818°
perigee height: 499 km
apogee height: 503 km
right ascension of ascending node: 183.8131°
argument of perigee: 36.5187°
revolutions per day: 15.21560739
mean anomaly at epoch: 9.1036°
orbit number at epoch: 72403

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

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