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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   16272.10398260  .00001446  00000-0  13464-3 0  9992
2 23608  98.2104 185.4751 0017982  42.6786 317.5827 14.95888897148571
Epoch (UTC): 28 September 2016 02:29:44
Eccentricity: 0.0017982
inclination: 98.2104°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 592 km
right ascension of ascending node: 185.4751°
argument of perigee: 42.6786°
revolutions per day: 14.95888897
mean anomaly at epoch: 317.5827°
orbit number at epoch: 14857

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

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