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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   16045.18185239  .00002352  00000-0  21790-3 0  9996
2 23608  98.2253 307.5450 0018299  68.4957 291.8211 14.95434475114659
Epoch (UTC): 14 February 2016 04:21:52
Eccentricity: 0.0018299
inclination: 98.2253°
perigee height: 568 km
apogee height: 594 km
right ascension of ascending node: 307.5450°
argument of perigee: 68.4957°
revolutions per day: 14.95434475
mean anomaly at epoch: 291.8211°
orbit number at epoch: 11465

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

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