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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   15148.14259479  .00001179  00000-0  11481-3 0  9995
2 23608 098.2517 032.4891 0016845 205.7772 154.2609 14.94520393 75508
Epoch (UTC): 28 May 2015 03:25:20
Eccentricity: 0.0016845
inclination: 98.2517°
perigee height: 572 km
apogee height: 595 km
right ascension of ascending node: 32.4891°
argument of perigee: 205.7772°
revolutions per day: 14.94520393
mean anomaly at epoch: 154.2609°
orbit number at epoch: 7550

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

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