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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   15213.54928498  .00001254  00000-0  12107-3 0  9996
2 23608 098.2424 101.1986 0017525 359.3650 000.7544 14.94748540 85275
Epoch (UTC): 01 August 2015 13:10:58
Eccentricity: 0.0017525
inclination: 98.2424°
perigee height: 571 km
apogee height: 595 km
right ascension of ascending node: 101.1986°
argument of perigee: 359.3650°
revolutions per day: 14.94748540
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.7544°
orbit number at epoch: 8527

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

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