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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   14243.79544161  .00000671  00000-0  94997-4 0  3449
2 25977 098.1616 322.5168 0001209 055.0140 055.8220 14.80414413792917
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2014 19:05:26
Eccentricity: 0.0001209
inclination: 98.1616°
perigee height: 627 km
apogee height: 629 km
right ascension of ascending node: 322.5168°
argument of perigee: 55.0140°
revolutions per day: 14.80414413
mean anomaly at epoch: 55.8220°
orbit number at epoch: 79291

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

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