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Helios 1A 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 23608U 95033D   14351.19319131  .00004461  00000-0  43000-3 0  4070
2 23608 098.2729 222.2075 0018761 026.4220 333.7950 14.93348551 51321
Epoch (UTC): 17 December 2014 04:38:11
Eccentricity: 0.0018761
inclination: 98.2729°
perigee height: 574 km
apogee height: 600 km
right ascension of ascending node: 222.2075°
argument of perigee: 26.4220°
revolutions per day: 14.93348551
mean anomaly at epoch: 333.7950°
orbit number at epoch: 5132

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

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