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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   16238.18956774  .00000478  00000-0  48498-4 0  9992
2 23608  98.2120 149.9334 0017668 146.2567 213.9781 14.95828117143505
Epoch (UTC): 25 August 2016 04:32:58
Eccentricity: 0.0017668
inclination: 98.2120°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 592 km
right ascension of ascending node: 149.9334°
argument of perigee: 146.2567°
revolutions per day: 14.95828117
mean anomaly at epoch: 213.9781°
orbit number at epoch: 14350

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

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