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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   18169.88987632 +.00000792 +00000-0 +74906-4 0  9993
2 23608 098.2612 126.4236 0018031 121.6414 238.6568 14.96686620242605
Epoch (UTC): 18 June 2018 21:21:25
Eccentricity: 0.0018031
inclination: 98.2612°
perigee height: 564 km
apogee height: 589 km
right ascension of ascending node: 126.4236°
argument of perigee: 121.6414°
revolutions per day: 14.96686620
mean anomaly at epoch: 238.6568°
orbit number at epoch: 24260

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

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