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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   15146.15848939  .00002222  00000-0  10440-3 0  9999
2 15494 082.4806 281.4239 0003480 142.0909 272.6447 15.19113191654315
Epoch (UTC): 26 May 2015 03:48:13
Eccentricity: 0.0003480
inclination: 82.4806°
perigee height: 506 km
apogee height: 511 km
right ascension of ascending node: 281.4239°
argument of perigee: 142.0909°
revolutions per day: 15.19113191
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.6447°
orbit number at epoch: 65431

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

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