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Location: Dakota Wesleyan University Observatory
(43.7274°N, 98.0462°W)
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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   14205.13103306  .00000680  00000-0  72543-4 0  2642
2 23608 098.2926 068.5614 0019438 138.2536 222.0169 14.92351298 29535
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2014 03:08:41
Eccentricity: 0.0019438
inclination: 98.2926°
perigee height: 577 km
apogee height: 604 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.5614°
argument of perigee: 138.2536°
revolutions per day: 14.92351298
mean anomaly at epoch: 222.0169°
orbit number at epoch: 2953

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

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