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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   21062.80565084  .00000057  00000-0  20080-4 0  9992
2 40376  98.1258  71.5144 0000758  85.5311 274.5978 14.63395731325150
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2021 19:20:08
Eccentricity: 0.0000758
inclination: 98.1258°
perigee height: 682 km
apogee height: 683 km
right ascension of ascending node: 71.5144°
argument of perigee: 85.5311°
revolutions per day: 14.63395731
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.5978°
orbit number at epoch: 32515

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

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