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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   21060.48090092  .00000043  00000-0  17412-4 0  9996
2 40376  98.1257  69.2236 0000780  80.2303 279.8988 14.63395205324810
Epoch (UTC): 01 March 2021 11:32:29
Eccentricity: 0.0000780
inclination: 98.1257°
perigee height: 681 km
apogee height: 683 km
right ascension of ascending node: 69.2236°
argument of perigee: 80.2303°
revolutions per day: 14.63395205
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.8988°
orbit number at epoch: 32481

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

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