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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   17346.91168362 +.00000063 +00000-0 +14790-4 0  9999
2 25977 098.1657 101.8781 0002527 080.5850 279.5648 14.82319963239186
Epoch (UTC): 12 December 2017 21:52:49
Eccentricity: 0.0002527
inclination: 98.1657°
perigee height: 620 km
apogee height: 624 km
right ascension of ascending node: 101.8781°
argument of perigee: 80.5850°
revolutions per day: 14.82319963
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.5648°
orbit number at epoch: 23918

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

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