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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   17328.22791472 +.00000411 +00000-0 +41794-4 0  9999
2 23608 098.2354 268.5965 0017840 085.9135 274.4124 14.96492969211382
Epoch (UTC): 24 November 2017 05:28:11
Eccentricity: 0.0017840
inclination: 98.2354°
perigee height: 565 km
apogee height: 590 km
right ascension of ascending node: 268.5965°
argument of perigee: 85.9135°
revolutions per day: 14.96492969
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.4124°
orbit number at epoch: 21138

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

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