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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   16274.51755860  .00000142  00000-0  59220-4 0  9997
2 36036  98.4450  99.9133 0001120  90.2692 269.8624 14.39769977363243
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2016 12:25:17
Eccentricity: 0.0001120
inclination: 98.4450°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 99.9133°
argument of perigee: 90.2692°
revolutions per day: 14.39769977
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.8624°
orbit number at epoch: 36324

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

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