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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   18022.93579807 +.00000900 +00000-0 +84741-4 0  9997
2 23608 098.2445 331.4496 0015222 247.2382 112.7229 14.96560069220311
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2018 22:27:32
Eccentricity: 0.0015222
inclination: 98.2445°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 588 km
right ascension of ascending node: 331.4496°
argument of perigee: 247.2382°
revolutions per day: 14.96560069
mean anomaly at epoch: 112.7229°
orbit number at epoch: 22031

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

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