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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   14303.14337925  .00004223  00000-0  41219-3 0  3641
2 23608 098.2773 171.6754 0017988 175.2388 184.9004 14.92891881 44156
Epoch (UTC): 30 October 2014 03:26:27
Eccentricity: 0.0017988
inclination: 98.2773°
perigee height: 576 km
apogee height: 601 km
right ascension of ascending node: 171.6754°
argument of perigee: 175.2388°
revolutions per day: 14.92891881
mean anomaly at epoch: 184.9004°
orbit number at epoch: 4415

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

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