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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   17021.21387049  .00000520  00000-0  51886-4 0  9993
2 23608  98.2175 306.1748 0017670  23.8197 336.3836 14.96094272165786
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 05:07:58
Eccentricity: 0.0017670
inclination: 98.2175°
perigee height: 566 km
apogee height: 591 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.1748°
argument of perigee: 23.8197°
revolutions per day: 14.96094272
mean anomaly at epoch: 336.3836°
orbit number at epoch: 16578

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

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