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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   18109.78605641  .00000078  00000-0  12629-4 0  9994
2 23608  98.2555  62.9908 0016172 326.2997  33.7193 14.96632803233617
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2018 18:51:55
Eccentricity: 0.0016172
inclination: 98.2555°
perigee height: 566 km
apogee height: 588 km
right ascension of ascending node: 62.9908°
argument of perigee: 326.2997°
revolutions per day: 14.96632803
mean anomaly at epoch: 33.7193°
orbit number at epoch: 23361

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

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