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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   17296.60083550 +.00000534 +00000-0 +52675-4 0  9992
2 23608 098.2310 235.3326 0016241 185.5383 174.5660 14.96451948206654
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2017 14:25:12
Eccentricity: 0.0016241
inclination: 98.2310°
perigee height: 566 km
apogee height: 589 km
right ascension of ascending node: 235.3326°
argument of perigee: 185.5383°
revolutions per day: 14.96451948
mean anomaly at epoch: 174.5660°
orbit number at epoch: 20665

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

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