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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   14292.15082477  .00002618  00000-0  25872-3 0  3540
2 23608 098.2786 160.1152 0017441 212.3083 147.7068 14.92779695 42517
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2014 03:37:11
Eccentricity: 0.0017441
inclination: 98.2786°
perigee height: 577 km
apogee height: 601 km
right ascension of ascending node: 160.1152°
argument of perigee: 212.3083°
revolutions per day: 14.92779695
mean anomaly at epoch: 147.7068°
orbit number at epoch: 4251

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

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