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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   15245.88118544 +.00000592 +00000-0 +60156-4 0  9993
2 23608 098.2374 135.1444 0016113 247.2436 112.7080 14.94833416089791
Epoch (UTC): 02 September 2015 21:08:54
Eccentricity: 0.0016113
inclination: 98.2374°
perigee height: 571 km
apogee height: 594 km
right ascension of ascending node: 135.1444°
argument of perigee: 247.2436°
revolutions per day: 14.94833416
mean anomaly at epoch: 112.7080°
orbit number at epoch: 8979

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

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