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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   15216.56165659  .00001530  00000-0  14632-3 0  9995
2 23608 098.2420 104.3619 0017219 349.5502 010.5356 14.94756241 85723
Epoch (UTC): 04 August 2015 13:28:47
Eccentricity: 0.0017219
inclination: 98.2420°
perigee height: 571 km
apogee height: 595 km
right ascension of ascending node: 104.3619°
argument of perigee: 349.5502°
revolutions per day: 14.94756241
mean anomaly at epoch: 10.5356°
orbit number at epoch: 8572

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

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