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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   16342.96219796  .00001422  00000-0  60963-4 0  9997
2 15494  82.4812  80.9113 0002744  34.5133  15.5384 15.21947129739699
Epoch (UTC): 07 December 2016 23:05:33
Eccentricity: 0.0002744
inclination: 82.4812°
perigee height: 498 km
apogee height: 502 km
right ascension of ascending node: 80.9113°
argument of perigee: 34.5133°
revolutions per day: 15.21947129
mean anomaly at epoch: 15.5384°
orbit number at epoch: 73969

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

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