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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   15243.17954366  .00000548  00000-0  76692-4 0  9995
2 25977 098.1404 332.8088 0000618 160.0370 200.0866 14.81620026846844
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2015 04:18:32
Eccentricity: 0.0000618
inclination: 98.1404°
perigee height: 624 km
apogee height: 624 km
right ascension of ascending node: 332.8088°
argument of perigee: 160.0370°
revolutions per day: 14.81620026
mean anomaly at epoch: 200.0866°
orbit number at epoch: 84684

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

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