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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   16205.94631324 +.00000380 +00000-0 +39772-4 0  9998
2 23608 098.2138 116.1381 0015761 256.6803 103.2659 14.95784525138371
Epoch (UTC): 23 July 2016 22:42:41
Eccentricity: 0.0015761
inclination: 98.2138°
perigee height: 569 km
apogee height: 591 km
right ascension of ascending node: 116.1381°
argument of perigee: 256.6803°
revolutions per day: 14.95784525
mean anomaly at epoch: 103.2659°
orbit number at epoch: 13837

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

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