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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   14109.12715477  .00000579  00000-0  19849-3 0  3326
2 36036 098.4458 297.2614 0001208 105.8028 254.3294 14.39781433234410
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2014 03:03:06
Eccentricity: 0.0001208
inclination: 98.4458°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 297.2614°
argument of perigee: 105.8028°
revolutions per day: 14.39781433
mean anomaly at epoch: 254.3294°
orbit number at epoch: 23441

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

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