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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   16242.61889867  .00000109  00000-0  48542-4 0  9996
2 36036  98.4456  68.4648 0001164  85.7209 274.4112 14.39759484358657
Epoch (UTC): 29 August 2016 14:51:12
Eccentricity: 0.0001164
inclination: 98.4456°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.4648°
argument of perigee: 85.7209°
revolutions per day: 14.39759484
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.4112°
orbit number at epoch: 35865

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

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