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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   15124.17281840  .00001713  00000-0  16473-3 0  9999
2 23608 098.2554 007.2991 0016126 291.0352 068.9142 14.94385196 71929
Epoch (UTC): 04 May 2015 04:08:51
Eccentricity: 0.0016126
inclination: 98.2554°
perigee height: 573 km
apogee height: 595 km
right ascension of ascending node: 7.2991°
argument of perigee: 291.0352°
revolutions per day: 14.94385196
mean anomaly at epoch: 68.9142°
orbit number at epoch: 7192

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

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