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COSMO-SKYMED 1 - 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 31598U 07023A   18172.11896749 -.00000329  00000-0 -34735-4 0  9994
2 31598  97.8948 355.6334 0001425  93.1416 266.9945 14.82149566597095
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2018 02:51:18
Eccentricity: 0.0001425
inclination: 97.8948°
perigee height: 621 km
apogee height: 623 km
right ascension of ascending node: 355.6334°
argument of perigee: 93.1416°
revolutions per day: 14.82149566
mean anomaly at epoch: 266.9945°
orbit number at epoch: 59709

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

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