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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   15062.00330309  .00000555  00000-0  19093-3 0  9993
2 36036 098.4447 250.6118 0001348 081.3818 278.7523 14.39758820280151
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2015 00:04:45
Eccentricity: 0.0001348
inclination: 98.4447°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 250.6118°
argument of perigee: 81.3818°
revolutions per day: 14.39758820
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.7523°
orbit number at epoch: 28015

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

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