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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   16338.52301450  .00001148  00000-0  10781-3 0  9994
2 23608  98.2144 255.1032 0016943 175.1233 185.0155 14.96032094158504
Epoch (UTC): 03 December 2016 12:33:08
Eccentricity: 0.0016943
inclination: 98.2144°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 591 km
right ascension of ascending node: 255.1032°
argument of perigee: 175.1233°
revolutions per day: 14.96032094
mean anomaly at epoch: 185.0155°
orbit number at epoch: 15850

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

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