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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   17021.51858576  .00000070  00000-0  36193-4 0  9990
2 36036  98.4423 211.3007 0000976  86.4900 273.6400 14.39748565379501
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 12:26:45
Eccentricity: 0.0000976
inclination: 98.4423°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 211.3007°
argument of perigee: 86.4900°
revolutions per day: 14.39748565
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.6400°
orbit number at epoch: 37950

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

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