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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   14212.19005451  .00000165  00000-0  66522-4 0  4190
2 36036 098.4458 038.8534 0001542 097.7769 262.3595 14.39780300249244
Epoch (UTC): 31 July 2014 04:33:40
Eccentricity: 0.0001542
inclination: 98.4458°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 38.8534°
argument of perigee: 97.7769°
revolutions per day: 14.39780300
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.3595°
orbit number at epoch: 24924

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

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