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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   18053.55790398 +.00000062 +00000-0 +11174-4 0  9998
2 23608 098.2486 003.7094 0017298 143.4866 216.7537 14.96584993224894
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2018 13:23:22
Eccentricity: 0.0017298
inclination: 98.2486°
perigee height: 565 km
apogee height: 589 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.7094°
argument of perigee: 143.4866°
revolutions per day: 14.96584993
mean anomaly at epoch: 216.7537°
orbit number at epoch: 22489

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

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