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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   16122.52902092  .00000074  00000-0  37376-4 0  9993
2 36036  98.4456 310.0892 0001335  86.1428 273.9913 14.39764925341372
Epoch (UTC): 01 May 2016 12:41:47
Eccentricity: 0.0001335
inclination: 98.4456°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 310.0892°
argument of perigee: 86.1428°
revolutions per day: 14.39764925
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.9913°
orbit number at epoch: 34137

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

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