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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   15244.20773292  .00000700  00000-0  70065-4 0  9996
2 23608  98.2377 133.3877 0016044 253.2917 106.6541 14.94831034 89853
Epoch (UTC): 01 September 2015 04:59:08
Eccentricity: 0.0016044
inclination: 98.2377°
perigee height: 572 km
apogee height: 594 km
right ascension of ascending node: 133.3877°
argument of perigee: 253.2917°
revolutions per day: 14.94831034
mean anomaly at epoch: 106.6541°
orbit number at epoch: 8985

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

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