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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   16180.55843641  .00000046  00000-0  28650-4 0  9998
2 36036  98.4452   7.2894 0001367  93.7296 266.4048 14.39745022349727
Epoch (UTC): 28 June 2016 13:24:08
Eccentricity: 0.0001367
inclination: 98.4452°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 7.2894°
argument of perigee: 93.7296°
revolutions per day: 14.39745022
mean anomaly at epoch: 266.4048°
orbit number at epoch: 34972

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

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