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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   15027.34776668  .00000114  00000-0  50325-4 0  4299
2 22676 074.0455 336.1569 0019664 219.8270 140.1439 14.33725701130388
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2015 08:20:47
Eccentricity: 0.0019664
inclination: 74.0455°
perigee height: 765 km
apogee height: 793 km
right ascension of ascending node: 336.1569°
argument of perigee: 219.8270°
revolutions per day: 14.33725701
mean anomaly at epoch: 140.1439°
orbit number at epoch: 13038

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

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