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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   15214.20683965  .00000622  00000-0  86135-4 0  9997
2 25977 098.1412 303.3702 0001440 043.2346 316.8979 14.81582724842555
Epoch (UTC): 02 August 2015 04:57:50
Eccentricity: 0.0001440
inclination: 98.1412°
perigee height: 623 km
apogee height: 625 km
right ascension of ascending node: 303.3702°
argument of perigee: 43.2346°
revolutions per day: 14.81582724
mean anomaly at epoch: 316.8979°
orbit number at epoch: 84255

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

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