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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   16204.60433261 +.00000059 +00000-0 +32679-4 0  9994
2 36036 098.4454 030.9908 0001367 087.4851 272.6493 14.39750446353055
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2016 14:30:14
Eccentricity: 0.0001367
inclination: 98.4454°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 30.9908°
argument of perigee: 87.4851°
revolutions per day: 14.39750446
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.6493°
orbit number at epoch: 35305

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

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