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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   17178.51037745 +.00000070 +00000-0 +36363-4 0  9999
2 36036 098.4450 006.0579 0001270 088.1831 271.9503 14.39747594401966
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2017 12:14:56
Eccentricity: 0.0001270
inclination: 98.4450°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 6.0579°
argument of perigee: 88.1831°
revolutions per day: 14.39747594
mean anomaly at epoch: 271.9503°
orbit number at epoch: 40196

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

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