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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   14106.82617429  .00003423  00000-0  34316-3 0  1747
2 23608 098.3059 325.0362 0019942 101.6864 258.6593 14.91937381 14871
Epoch (UTC): 16 April 2014 19:49:41
Eccentricity: 0.0019942
inclination: 98.3059°
perigee height: 578 km
apogee height: 606 km
right ascension of ascending node: 325.0362°
argument of perigee: 101.6864°
revolutions per day: 14.91937381
mean anomaly at epoch: 258.6593°
orbit number at epoch: 1487

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

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