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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   17149.61930282 +.00001009 +00000-0 +94946-4 0  9998
2 23608 098.2219 080.9341 0015784 319.9131 040.0923 14.96266622184677
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2017 14:51:47
Eccentricity: 0.0015784
inclination: 98.2219°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 589 km
right ascension of ascending node: 80.9341°
argument of perigee: 319.9131°
revolutions per day: 14.96266622
mean anomaly at epoch: 40.0923°
orbit number at epoch: 18467

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

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