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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   16341.53281409  .00001047  00000-0  98803-4 0  9990
2 23608  98.2148 258.2596 0017107 165.0146 195.1584 14.96038782158958
Epoch (UTC): 06 December 2016 12:47:15
Eccentricity: 0.0017107
inclination: 98.2148°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 591 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.2596°
argument of perigee: 165.0146°
revolutions per day: 14.96038782
mean anomaly at epoch: 195.1584°
orbit number at epoch: 15895

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

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