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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   15058.54344179  .00003161  00000-0  30219-3 0  9994
2 23608 098.2651 298.3040 0018597 140.8000 219.4569 14.93908138 62124
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2015 13:02:33
Eccentricity: 0.0018597
inclination: 98.2651°
perigee height: 573 km
apogee height: 599 km
right ascension of ascending node: 298.3040°
argument of perigee: 140.8000°
revolutions per day: 14.93908138
mean anomaly at epoch: 219.4569°
orbit number at epoch: 6212

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

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