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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   16145.11516178  .00000052  00000-0  30503-4 0  9990
2 36036  98.4452 332.3539 0001219  85.1448 274.9880 14.39771009344621
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2016 02:45:49
Eccentricity: 0.0001219
inclination: 98.4452°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 332.3539°
argument of perigee: 85.1448°
revolutions per day: 14.39771009
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.9880°
orbit number at epoch: 34462

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

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