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Cosmos 1697 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 16182U 85097B   16121.56896977  .00000073  00000-0  60921-4 0  9997
2 16182  71.0017 156.1824 0008680 327.7783 144.1680 14.16198529577809
Epoch (UTC): 30 April 2016 13:39:18
Eccentricity: 0.0008680
inclination: 71.0017°
perigee height: 832 km
apogee height: 844 km
right ascension of ascending node: 156.1824°
argument of perigee: 327.7783°
revolutions per day: 14.16198529
mean anomaly at epoch: 144.1680°
orbit number at epoch: 57780

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

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