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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   17058.19887291  .00001037  00000-0  97700-4 0  9993
2 23608  98.2183 344.9784 0015505 256.2394 103.7101 14.96138137171317
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2017 04:46:22
Eccentricity: 0.0015505
inclination: 98.2183°
perigee height: 568 km
apogee height: 589 km
right ascension of ascending node: 344.9784°
argument of perigee: 256.2394°
revolutions per day: 14.96138137
mean anomaly at epoch: 103.7101°
orbit number at epoch: 17131

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

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