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Location: Dakota Wesleyan University Observatory
(43.7274°N, 98.0462°W)
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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   14261.78400789  .00002380  00000-0  23705-3 0  3128
2 23608 098.2845 128.1754 0017156 318.7371 041.2549 14.92568471 37984
Epoch (UTC): 18 September 2014 18:48:58
Eccentricity: 0.0017156
inclination: 98.2845°
perigee height: 578 km
apogee height: 602 km
right ascension of ascending node: 128.1754°
argument of perigee: 318.7371°
revolutions per day: 14.92568471
mean anomaly at epoch: 41.2549°
orbit number at epoch: 3798

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

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