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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   15215.10372989  .00000088  00000-0  42072-4 0  9999
2 36036 098.4456 041.5342 0001337 096.4297 263.7043 14.39748747302178
Epoch (UTC): 03 August 2015 02:29:22
Eccentricity: 0.0001337
inclination: 98.4456°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 41.5342°
argument of perigee: 96.4297°
revolutions per day: 14.39748747
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.7043°
orbit number at epoch: 30217

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

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