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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   14212.77461312  .00001163  00000-0  11947-3 0  2719
2 23608 098.2922 076.6065 0019632 114.5219 245.8048 14.92375588 30676
Epoch (UTC): 31 July 2014 18:35:26
Eccentricity: 0.0019632
inclination: 98.2922°
perigee height: 577 km
apogee height: 604 km
right ascension of ascending node: 76.6065°
argument of perigee: 114.5219°
revolutions per day: 14.92375588
mean anomaly at epoch: 245.8048°
orbit number at epoch: 3067

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

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