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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   17177.90671242 +.00000539 +00000-0 +53366-4 0  9997
2 23608 098.2228 110.6385 0015604 218.4461 141.5648 14.96296701188908
Epoch (UTC): 26 June 2017 21:45:39
Eccentricity: 0.0015604
inclination: 98.2228°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 589 km
right ascension of ascending node: 110.6385°
argument of perigee: 218.4461°
revolutions per day: 14.96296701
mean anomaly at epoch: 141.5648°
orbit number at epoch: 18890

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

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