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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   14265.49410270  .00000198  00000-0  76962-4 0  4656
2 36036 098.4449 091.4032 0001104 102.8928 257.2383 14.39759245256915
Epoch (UTC): 22 September 2014 11:51:30
Eccentricity: 0.0001104
inclination: 98.4449°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 91.4032°
argument of perigee: 102.8928°
revolutions per day: 14.39759245
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.2383°
orbit number at epoch: 25691

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

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