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SMOS - 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 36036U 09059A   16037.11830030  .00000177  00000-0  70373-4 0  9993
2 36036  98.4432 225.8882 0000994  86.8483 273.2818 14.39757224329081
Epoch (UTC): 06 February 2016 02:50:21
Eccentricity: 0.0000994
inclination: 98.4432°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 225.8882°
argument of perigee: 86.8483°
revolutions per day: 14.39757224
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.2818°
orbit number at epoch: 32908

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

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