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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   21055.76302390  .00000086  00000-0  25780-4 0  9992
2 40376  98.1254  64.5747 0000864  71.5630 288.5666 14.63394205324124
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2021 18:18:45
Eccentricity: 0.0000864
inclination: 98.1254°
perigee height: 681 km
apogee height: 683 km
right ascension of ascending node: 64.5747°
argument of perigee: 71.5630°
revolutions per day: 14.63394205
mean anomaly at epoch: 288.5666°
orbit number at epoch: 32412

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

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