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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   15108.83896991  .00003890  00000-0  36722-3 0  9990
2 23608 098.2577 351.1819 0017306 344.2873 015.7806 14.94278276 69636
Epoch (UTC): 18 April 2015 20:08:07
Eccentricity: 0.0017306
inclination: 98.2577°
perigee height: 572 km
apogee height: 596 km
right ascension of ascending node: 351.1819°
argument of perigee: 344.2873°
revolutions per day: 14.94278276
mean anomaly at epoch: 15.7806°
orbit number at epoch: 6963

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

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