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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   16212.50206638  .00000845  00000-0  81389-4 0  9991
2 23608  98.2137 123.0099 0015743 232.7291 127.2494 14.95793437139667
Epoch (UTC): 30 July 2016 12:02:58
Eccentricity: 0.0015743
inclination: 98.2137°
perigee height: 569 km
apogee height: 591 km
right ascension of ascending node: 123.0099°
argument of perigee: 232.7291°
revolutions per day: 14.95793437
mean anomaly at epoch: 127.2494°
orbit number at epoch: 13966

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

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