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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   15059.54813269  .00003500  00000-0  33387-3 0  9992
2 23608 098.2653 299.3605 0018654 137.5067 222.7599 14.93915438 62271
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2015 13:09:18
Eccentricity: 0.0018654
inclination: 98.2653°
perigee height: 573 km
apogee height: 599 km
right ascension of ascending node: 299.3605°
argument of perigee: 137.5067°
revolutions per day: 14.93915438
mean anomaly at epoch: 222.7599°
orbit number at epoch: 6227

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

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