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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   16146.94318426 +.00000757 +00000-0 +73545-4 0  9991
2 23608 098.2182 054.2769 0018435 091.7896 268.5436 14.95706518129557
Epoch (UTC): 25 May 2016 22:38:11
Eccentricity: 0.0018435
inclination: 98.2182°
perigee height: 567 km
apogee height: 593 km
right ascension of ascending node: 54.2769°
argument of perigee: 91.7896°
revolutions per day: 14.95706518
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.5436°
orbit number at epoch: 12955

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

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