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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   15240.22822150  .00000119  00000-0  52129-4 0  9992
2 22676 074.0436 306.9348 0017990 137.4961 222.7587 14.33808879160897
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2015 05:28:38
Eccentricity: 0.0017990
inclination: 74.0436°
perigee height: 766 km
apogee height: 792 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.9348°
argument of perigee: 137.4961°
revolutions per day: 14.33808879
mean anomaly at epoch: 222.7587°
orbit number at epoch: 16089

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

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