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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   17055.15494568  .00000057  00000-0  32169-4 0  9998
2 36036  98.4439 244.4569 0001026  98.3302 261.8003 14.39754736384346
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2017 03:43:07
Eccentricity: 0.0001026
inclination: 98.4439°
perigee height: 758 km
apogee height: 760 km
right ascension of ascending node: 244.4569°
argument of perigee: 98.3302°
revolutions per day: 14.39754736
mean anomaly at epoch: 261.8003°
orbit number at epoch: 38434

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

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