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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   16146.87628520  .00000749  00000-0  72907-4 0  9994
2 23608  98.2182  54.2068 0018431  91.9902 268.3429 14.95706407129855
Epoch (UTC): 25 May 2016 21:01:51
Eccentricity: 0.0018431
inclination: 98.2182°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 593 km
right ascension of ascending node: 54.2068°
argument of perigee: 91.9902°
revolutions per day: 14.95706407
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.3429°
orbit number at epoch: 12985

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

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