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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   14325.86341534  .00005321  00000-0  51463-3 0  3849
2 23608 098.2746 195.5684 0019558 103.3366 257.0034 14.93103240 47543
Epoch (UTC): 21 November 2014 20:43:19
Eccentricity: 0.0019558
inclination: 98.2746°
perigee height: 574 km
apogee height: 602 km
right ascension of ascending node: 195.5684°
argument of perigee: 103.3366°
revolutions per day: 14.93103240
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.0034°
orbit number at epoch: 4754

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

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