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Helios 1B - 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 25977U 99064A   15030.84495389  .00001374  00000-0  18425-3 0  4866
2 25977 098.1472 117.0807 0001539 159.0251 340.0523 14.81057573815415
Epoch (UTC): 30 January 2015 20:16:44
Eccentricity: 0.0001539
inclination: 98.1472°
perigee height: 625 km
apogee height: 627 km
right ascension of ascending node: 117.0807°
argument of perigee: 159.0251°
revolutions per day: 14.81057573
mean anomaly at epoch: 340.0523°
orbit number at epoch: 81541

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

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