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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   17087.89679508 +.00000287 +00000-0 +42953-4 0  9997
2 25977 098.1420 197.9722 0001859 137.1801 222.9557 14.82235855200813
Epoch (UTC): 28 March 2017 21:31:23
Eccentricity: 0.0001859
inclination: 98.1420°
perigee height: 621 km
apogee height: 623 km
right ascension of ascending node: 197.9722°
argument of perigee: 137.1801°
revolutions per day: 14.82235855
mean anomaly at epoch: 222.9557°
orbit number at epoch: 20081

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

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