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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   16179.18786598  .00000010  00000-0  67526-5 0  9997
2 23608  98.2165  88.0861 0016979 350.6551   9.4350 14.95756984134681
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2016 04:30:31
Eccentricity: 0.0016979
inclination: 98.2165°
perigee height: 568 km
apogee height: 592 km
right ascension of ascending node: 88.0861°
argument of perigee: 350.6551°
revolutions per day: 14.95756984
mean anomaly at epoch: 9.4350°
orbit number at epoch: 13468

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

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