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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   15027.86462422  .00002833  00000-0  27330-3 0  4447
2 23608 098.2690 266.0391 0016529 243.1726 116.7802 14.93676525 57544
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2015 20:45:03
Eccentricity: 0.0016529
inclination: 98.2690°
perigee height: 575 km
apogee height: 598 km
right ascension of ascending node: 266.0391°
argument of perigee: 243.1726°
revolutions per day: 14.93676525
mean anomaly at epoch: 116.7802°
orbit number at epoch: 5754

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

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