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SMAP - 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 40376U 15003A   22021.90799963  .00000163  00000-0  40560-4 0  9997
2 40376  98.1249  30.8651 0000783  81.7822 278.3469 14.63360161372556
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2022 21:47:31
Eccentricity: 0.0000783
inclination: 98.1249°
perigee height: 682 km
apogee height: 683 km
right ascension of ascending node: 30.8651°
argument of perigee: 81.7822°
revolutions per day: 14.63360161
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.3469°
orbit number at epoch: 37255

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

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