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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   16273.17423418  .00001635  00000-0  15151-3 0  9999
2 23608  98.2105 186.5968 0017957  39.4793 320.7731 14.95892592148733
Epoch (UTC): 29 September 2016 04:10:53
Eccentricity: 0.0017957
inclination: 98.2105°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 592 km
right ascension of ascending node: 186.5968°
argument of perigee: 39.4793°
revolutions per day: 14.95892592
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.7731°
orbit number at epoch: 14873

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

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