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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   15187.19201454  .00000964  00000-0  12980-3 0  9998
2 25977 098.1416 275.9200 0002555 082.6527 277.4976 14.81543980838557
Epoch (UTC): 06 July 2015 04:36:30
Eccentricity: 0.0002555
inclination: 98.1416°
perigee height: 622 km
apogee height: 626 km
right ascension of ascending node: 275.9200°
argument of perigee: 82.6527°
revolutions per day: 14.81543980
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.4976°
orbit number at epoch: 83855

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

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