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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   20057.52470018  .00000042  00000-0  17246-4 0  9990
2 40376  98.1242  65.6974 0001296  53.5884 306.5444 14.63372433270850
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2020 12:35:34
Eccentricity: 0.0001296
inclination: 98.1242°
perigee height: 681 km
apogee height: 683 km
right ascension of ascending node: 65.6974°
argument of perigee: 53.5884°
revolutions per day: 14.63372433
mean anomaly at epoch: 306.5444°
orbit number at epoch: 27085

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

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