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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   16346.16788591  .00000077  00000-0  38396-4 0  9993
2 36036  98.4420 170.5449 0001186  88.5502 271.5822 14.39738523373556
Epoch (UTC): 11 December 2016 04:01:45
Eccentricity: 0.0001186
inclination: 98.4420°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 170.5449°
argument of perigee: 88.5502°
revolutions per day: 14.39738523
mean anomaly at epoch: 271.5822°
orbit number at epoch: 37355

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

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