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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   17178.89440061 +.00000071 +00000-0 +15860-4 0  9996
2 25977 098.1515 290.5996 0000501 157.0824 203.0411 14.82270180214296
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2017 21:27:56
Eccentricity: 0.0000501
inclination: 98.1515°
perigee height: 622 km
apogee height: 622 km
right ascension of ascending node: 290.5996°
argument of perigee: 157.0824°
revolutions per day: 14.82270180
mean anomaly at epoch: 203.0411°
orbit number at epoch: 21429

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

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