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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   14355.21338560  .00007888  00000-0  75440-3 0  4118
2 23608 098.2720 226.4363 0018461 013.2934 346.8766 14.93397501 51926
Epoch (UTC): 21 December 2014 05:07:16
Eccentricity: 0.0018461
inclination: 98.2720°
perigee height: 574 km
apogee height: 600 km
right ascension of ascending node: 226.4363°
argument of perigee: 13.2934°
revolutions per day: 14.93397501
mean anomaly at epoch: 346.8766°
orbit number at epoch: 5192

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

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