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COSMO-SKYMED 1 - 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 31598U 07023A   17344.51107644 -.00000158 +00000-0 -13340-4 0  9996
2 31598 097.8872 165.6993 0001658 084.5572 275.5813 14.82158024568565
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2017 12:15:57
Eccentricity: 0.0001658
inclination: 97.8872°
perigee height: 621 km
apogee height: 623 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.6993°
argument of perigee: 84.5572°
revolutions per day: 14.82158024
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.5813°
orbit number at epoch: 56856

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

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