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Cosmos 2251 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 22676U 93036B   15113.65992360  .00000263  00000-0  10391-3 0  9993
2 22676 074.0431 178.3591 0018304 034.4287 325.8046 14.33768839142751
Epoch (UTC): 23 April 2015 15:50:17
Eccentricity: 0.0018304
inclination: 74.0431°
perigee height: 766 km
apogee height: 792 km
right ascension of ascending node: 178.3591°
argument of perigee: 34.4287°
revolutions per day: 14.33768839
mean anomaly at epoch: 325.8046°
orbit number at epoch: 14275

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

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