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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   14112.52683249  .00005061  00000-0  50365-3 0  1791
2 23608 098.3059 331.0413 0019734 084.6600 275.6868 14.91990419 15722
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2014 12:38:38
Eccentricity: 0.0019734
inclination: 98.3059°
perigee height: 578 km
apogee height: 605 km
right ascension of ascending node: 331.0413°
argument of perigee: 84.6600°
revolutions per day: 14.91990419
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.6868°
orbit number at epoch: 1572

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

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