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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   14237.13944065  .00000106  00000-0  47878-4 0  4406
2 36036 098.4458 063.4488 0001211 100.5166 259.6159 14.39741405252830
Epoch (UTC): 25 August 2014 03:20:47
Eccentricity: 0.0001211
inclination: 98.4458°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 63.4488°
argument of perigee: 100.5166°
revolutions per day: 14.39741405
mean anomaly at epoch: 259.6159°
orbit number at epoch: 25283

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

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