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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   16044.83876396  .00000906  00000-0  12136-3 0  9994
2 25977  98.1335 142.1349 0002490  82.1259 278.0235 14.81912754871529
Epoch (UTC): 13 February 2016 20:07:49
Eccentricity: 0.0002490
inclination: 98.1335°
perigee height: 621 km
apogee height: 625 km
right ascension of ascending node: 142.1349°
argument of perigee: 82.1259°
revolutions per day: 14.81912754
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.0235°
orbit number at epoch: 87152

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

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