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Location: Dakota Wesleyan University Observatory
(43.7274°N, 98.0462°W)
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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   14233.49199942  .00001170  00000-0  11996-3 0  2899
2 23608 098.2884 098.4101 0019228 051.5739 308.7201 14.92436522 33763
Epoch (UTC): 21 August 2014 11:48:28
Eccentricity: 0.0019228
inclination: 98.2884°
perigee height: 577 km
apogee height: 604 km
right ascension of ascending node: 98.4101°
argument of perigee: 51.5739°
revolutions per day: 14.92436522
mean anomaly at epoch: 308.7201°
orbit number at epoch: 3376

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

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