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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   14353.12883061  .00000541  00000-0  18637-3 0  5417
2 36036 098.4416 177.7921 0000734 091.5195 268.6077 14.39783991269524
Epoch (UTC): 19 December 2014 03:05:30
Eccentricity: 0.0000734
inclination: 98.4416°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 177.7921°
argument of perigee: 91.5195°
revolutions per day: 14.39783991
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.6077°
orbit number at epoch: 26952

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

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