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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   16242.53764795  .00000138  00000-0  18071-4 0  9993
2 23608  98.2114 154.4903 0017814 133.0319 227.2397 14.95831898144156
Epoch (UTC): 29 August 2016 12:54:12
Eccentricity: 0.0017814
inclination: 98.2114°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 592 km
right ascension of ascending node: 154.4903°
argument of perigee: 133.0319°
revolutions per day: 14.95831898
mean anomaly at epoch: 227.2397°
orbit number at epoch: 14415

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

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