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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   18022.55542293 +.00000068 +00000-0 +35452-4 0  9996
2 36036 098.4420 212.1213 0001015 081.3676 278.7627 14.39750758432048
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2018 13:19:48
Eccentricity: 0.0001015
inclination: 98.4420°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 212.1213°
argument of perigee: 81.3676°
revolutions per day: 14.39750758
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.7627°
orbit number at epoch: 43204

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

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