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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   15141.84906436  .00001766  00000-0  16909-3 0  9999
2 23608 098.2523 025.8757 0016314 227.7168 132.2669 14.94506985 74564
Epoch (UTC): 21 May 2015 20:22:39
Eccentricity: 0.0016314
inclination: 98.2523°
perigee height: 572 km
apogee height: 595 km
right ascension of ascending node: 25.8757°
argument of perigee: 227.7168°
revolutions per day: 14.94506985
mean anomaly at epoch: 132.2669°
orbit number at epoch: 7456

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

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