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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   15085.77085984  .00000438  00000-0  15366-3 0  9997
2 36036 098.4456 274.0441 0001025 076.6037 283.5265 14.39779703283560
Epoch (UTC): 26 March 2015 18:30:02
Eccentricity: 0.0001025
inclination: 98.4456°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 274.0441°
argument of perigee: 76.6037°
revolutions per day: 14.39779703
mean anomaly at epoch: 283.5265°
orbit number at epoch: 28356

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

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