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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   14304.14875312  .00004016  00000-0  39219-3 0  3657
2 23608 098.2772 172.7328 0018053 172.1490 188.0014 14.92899327 44304
Epoch (UTC): 31 October 2014 03:34:12
Eccentricity: 0.0018053
inclination: 98.2772°
perigee height: 576 km
apogee height: 601 km
right ascension of ascending node: 172.7328°
argument of perigee: 172.1490°
revolutions per day: 14.92899327
mean anomaly at epoch: 188.0014°
orbit number at epoch: 4430

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

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