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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   15029.50928743 -.00000035  00000-0  64343-5 0  4700
2 16182 071.0040 037.7364 0009763 309.5105 218.6232 14.16154228513096
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2015 12:13:22
Eccentricity: 0.0009763
inclination: 71.0040°
perigee height: 831 km
apogee height: 845 km
right ascension of ascending node: 37.7364°
argument of perigee: 309.5105°
revolutions per day: 14.16154228
mean anomaly at epoch: 218.6232°
orbit number at epoch: 51309

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

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