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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   15028.43667849  .00000280  00000-0  10322-3 0  5801
2 36036 098.4428 217.5231 0001050 105.0556 255.0749 14.39779463275328
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2015 10:28:49
Eccentricity: 0.0001050
inclination: 98.4428°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 217.5231°
argument of perigee: 105.0556°
revolutions per day: 14.39779463
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.0749°
orbit number at epoch: 27532

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

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