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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   18113.93121789 +.00000416 +00000-0 +42207-4 0  9993
2 23608 098.2557 067.3634 0015757 311.7448 048.2424 14.96636175233920
Epoch (UTC): 23 April 2018 22:20:57
Eccentricity: 0.0015757
inclination: 98.2557°
perigee height: 566 km
apogee height: 588 km
right ascension of ascending node: 67.3634°
argument of perigee: 311.7448°
revolutions per day: 14.96636175
mean anomaly at epoch: 48.2424°
orbit number at epoch: 23392

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

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