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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   15242.13789559  .00000091  00000-0  42930-4 0  9994
2 36036 098.4457 068.1849 0001372 087.0065 273.1280 14.39756426306067
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2015 03:18:34
Eccentricity: 0.0001372
inclination: 98.4457°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.1849°
argument of perigee: 87.0065°
revolutions per day: 14.39756426
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.1280°
orbit number at epoch: 30606

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

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