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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   17296.89192605 +.00000131 +00000-0 +23339-4 0  9992
2 25977 098.1621 050.8504 0000958 156.5656 203.5600 14.82304770231779
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2017 21:24:22
Eccentricity: 0.0000958
inclination: 98.1621°
perigee height: 621 km
apogee height: 623 km
right ascension of ascending node: 50.8504°
argument of perigee: 156.5656°
revolutions per day: 14.82304770
mean anomaly at epoch: 203.5600°
orbit number at epoch: 23177

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

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