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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   15026.59181245  .00002282  00000-0  22144-3 0  4432
2 23608 098.2687 264.7006 0016544 247.6211 112.3254 14.93667630 57352
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2015 14:12:12
Eccentricity: 0.0016544
inclination: 98.2687°
perigee height: 575 km
apogee height: 598 km
right ascension of ascending node: 264.7006°
argument of perigee: 247.6211°
revolutions per day: 14.93667630
mean anomaly at epoch: 112.3254°
orbit number at epoch: 5735

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

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