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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   17202.24830251 +.00000293 +00000-0 +31558-4 0  9996
2 23608 098.2231 136.2014 0017666 137.4915 222.7676 14.96316318192544
Epoch (UTC): 21 July 2017 05:57:33
Eccentricity: 0.0017666
inclination: 98.2231°
perigee height: 566 km
apogee height: 590 km
right ascension of ascending node: 136.2014°
argument of perigee: 137.4915°
revolutions per day: 14.96316318
mean anomaly at epoch: 222.7676°
orbit number at epoch: 19254

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

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