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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   14259.77281530  .00003200  00000-0  31661-3 0  3105
2 23608 098.2848 126.0598 0017232 325.5739 034.4361 14.92553593 37681
Epoch (UTC): 16 September 2014 18:32:51
Eccentricity: 0.0017232
inclination: 98.2848°
perigee height: 578 km
apogee height: 602 km
right ascension of ascending node: 126.0598°
argument of perigee: 325.5739°
revolutions per day: 14.92553593
mean anomaly at epoch: 34.4361°
orbit number at epoch: 3768

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

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