100 (or so) Brightest

Current as of 2021 Apr 11 08:05:59 UTC (Day 101)

Latest 100 (or so) Brightest TLEs

Element Set Age (days)
0–5 5–10 10–15 15–20 20–25 25–30 > 30
 
International Designator NORAD Catalog Number Name Period (minutes) Inclination (degrees) Apogee Height (km) Perigee Height (km) Eccentricity Latest Data TLE Age (days)
1963-047A 00694 ATLAS CENTAUR 2 102.65 30.36 1,309 459 0.0585255 0.87
1964-002A 00733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 98.99 809 759 0.0034837 0.72
1964-053B 00877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 754 636 0.0083046 0.91
1967-045B 02802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 793 699 0.0066400 0.71
1968-040B 03230 SL-8 R/B 96.59 74.04 617 574 0.0031364 0.67
1968-110A 03597 OAO 2 99.59 34.99 743 735 0.0006107 0.72
1969-009A 03669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.44 3,450 576 0.1712443 0.76
1970-009A 04327 SERT 2 106.00 99.15 1,046 1,037 0.0005893 0.59
1970-113B 04814 SL-3 R/B 93.73 81.14 473 441 0.0022879 0.27
1971-028B 05118 SL-3 R/B 95.05 81.26 552 490 0.0045380 0.28
1971-089A 05560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.71 744 720 0.0016703 0.42
1971-119B 05730 SL-8 R/B 102.48 73.89 1,374 379 0.0685916 0.88
1972-023E 06073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 108.84 52.03 2,147 200 0.1289230 0.28
1972-065A 06153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 705 694 0.0007404 0.83
1972-065B 06155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.85 35.00 682 630 0.0037029 0.63
1973-107B 07004 SL-8 R/B 90.75 73.91 345 277 0.0051032 0.61
1975-112B 08459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 781 757 0.0017238 0.78
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.88 97.35 523 502 0.0015011 0.25
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.73 108.00 748 744 0.0002745 1.07
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.52 97.68 458 436 0.0016222 0.30
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.53 612 590 0.0015302 0.30
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.94 74.07 766 745 0.0014697 0.93
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.77 82.52 616 592 0.0016996 0.38
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.74 82.95 1,022 375 0.0457464 0.24
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.06 81.24 544 498 0.0033447 0.55
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.60 97.57 508 490 0.0013307 0.31
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.62 81.17 568 529 0.0028666 0.56
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.52 81.20 559 528 0.0022990 0.56
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.07 81.18 599 542 0.0041236 0.26
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.53 81.17 567 521 0.0033230 0.60
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.21 82.57 492 468 0.0018048 0.25
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 632 600 0.0022742 0.67
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 94.98 81.12 540 496 0.0032062 0.65
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.82 82.52 522 497 0.0018456 0.32
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.28 97.43 559 505 0.0038617 0.21
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.79 82.52 517 499 0.0013138 0.30
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.63 82.53 558 540 0.0012560 0.72
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.20 82.48 489 470 0.0013589 0.63
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.54 632 604 0.0019763 0.62
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.77 57.01 413 408 0.0003585 0.37
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.25 74.05 784 757 0.0019427 0.39
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.44 82.48 493 490 0.0002034 0.33
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 846 796 0.0034210 0.20
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 630 603 0.0019800 0.54
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 91.66 97.48 362 351 0.0008307 0.54
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 842 834 0.0005595 0.31
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.52 630 602 0.0020147 0.33
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 94.99 82.55 527 509 0.0013167 0.57
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.48 636 602 0.0024859 0.32
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.52 634 604 0.0021005 0.22
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,497 1,479 0.0011342 0.18
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 94.99 82.52 520 516 0.0003090 0.38
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 632 603 0.0020634 0.39
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.91 862 837 0.0017909 0.34
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 841 832 0.0006340 0.70
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 633 606 0.0019227 0.27
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 868 822 0.0031887 0.39
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 634 604 0.0021900 0.33
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 801 775 0.0018810 0.75
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.89 82.50 525 502 0.0016386 0.65
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.51 633 605 0.0019780 0.23
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.75 82.53 562 547 0.0010743 0.65
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.81 97.39 582 534 0.0034651 0.58
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.46 71.01 845 811 0.0023232 0.72
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.60 82.51 557 538 0.0013585 1.31
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.17 74.05 780 753 0.0019247 0.79
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.67 82.52 560 542 0.0013108 0.33
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 633 604 0.0021090 0.62
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 851 828 0.0015889 0.62
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.63 82.61 2,379 498 0.1203567 0.66
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.59 2,439 499 0.1236326 0.32
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.19 35.64 543 416 0.0092516 0.40
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.12 782 680 0.0072014 0.37
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.53 772 757 0.0010706 0.81
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.88 35.63 804 414 0.0278666 0.59
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.12 82.49 582 563 0.0013850 0.66
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.20 82.50 640 609 0.0022080 0.33
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.29 82.52 641 618 0.0016411 0.66
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.39 28.47 539 535 0.0002895 0.58
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 853 834 0.0013524 0.72
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.50 62.79 633 549 0.0059620 0.81
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.48 62.78 653 528 0.0089406 0.67
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.31 82.93 1,180 367 0.0568377 0.27
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.94 991 957 0.0023182 0.23
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.45 82.52 600 577 0.0016336 0.26
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.50 82.50 600 582 0.0013264 0.55
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.49 642 617 0.0017842 0.70
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.15 98.64 790 742 0.0033938 0.28
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.93 98.43 759 752 0.0004475 0.25
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.48 82.58 2,876 439 0.1516618 0.30
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.93 1,006 953 0.0036288 0.84
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,001 960 0.0027849 0.54
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 858 835 0.0016093 0.93
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 848 827 0.0014722 0.23
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.77 82.51 617 592 0.0017878 0.22
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 845 839 0.0004229 0.93
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.76 82.52 618 588 0.0021429 0.31
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 850 835 0.0010425 0.89
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.77 82.52 617 590 0.0019300 0.24
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 847 825 0.0015219 0.92
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.72 795 779 0.0011298 0.97
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 854 838 0.0011220 0.58
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 845 841 0.0002690 0.61
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.50 97.95 643 635 0.0005461 0.27
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 844 839 0.0003225 0.78
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.50 98.55 496 493 0.0002439 0.38
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.68 771 759 0.0008138 0.30
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 852 832 0.0013783 0.73
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 864 838 0.0018482 0.25
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.63 781 779 0.0001455 0.61
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.64 814 800 0.0009757 0.85
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 846 833 0.0009617 0.63
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.97 51.65 422 418 0.0002927 0.14
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 89.20 48.40 240 230 0.0007297 0.94
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.91 861 805 0.0038404 0.53
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.51 98.19 641 639 0.0001440 0.30
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.21 644 624 0.0014317 0.64
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.52 51.76 1,264 492 0.0531695 0.67
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.13 98.31 623 620 0.0002532 0.48
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.82 98.18 703 702 0.0001245 0.21
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 852 830 0.0015465 0.66
2000-014A 26102 MTI 92.32 97.47 392 384 0.0005520 0.95
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.25 67.99 621 537 0.0060001 0.31
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.15 766 764 0.0001384 0.47
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.40 804 784 0.0013425 0.58
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.20 704 701 0.0002175 0.24
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.09 882 808 0.0051299 0.60
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.56 801 799 0.0001158 0.61
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.20 838 733 0.0073370 0.78
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.49 752 682 0.0049189 0.66
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.31 97.72 567 500 0.0048378 0.21
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 850 840 0.0007152 0.85
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.55 97.57 582 509 0.0052706 0.30
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.05 909 703 0.0143072 0.78
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.29 98.06 694 564 0.0092724 0.35
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.22 97.37 536 522 0.0010498 0.39
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.85 31.38 514 508 0.0004652 0.36
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.44 97.88 684 684 0.0000553 0.91
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.48 98.33 653 528 0.0089610 0.27
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.72 98.25 517 396 0.0088345 0.62
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.83 69.93 562 555 0.0005316 0.83
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.83 64.52 536 485 0.0036884 0.82
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.95 97.73 597 532 0.0046477 0.39
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.45 98.24 871 784 0.0060773 0.83
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.89 624 621 0.0001668 0.21
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.88 64.50 525 501 0.0017293 0.17
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.97 70.90 858 846 0.0008148 0.36
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.98 846 843 0.0002190 0.69
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 94.99 82.44 531 506 0.0018204 0.38
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.02 98.53 655 577 0.0055293 0.64
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.19 80.96 1,126 313 0.0573068 0.29
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.56 51.62 663 428 0.0169969 0.27
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001639 0.32
2014-071B 40306 CZ-2C R/B 93.04 97.36 434 413 0.0015147 0.26
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.45 74.74 468 418 0.0036478 0.90
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.26 98.04 629 626 0.0001946 0.32
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.08 31.01 579 562 0.0012195 0.24
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.42 43.02 544 533 0.0007911 0.28
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.28 35.15 589 475 0.0082500 0.24
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.76 96.72 316 308 0.0005766 0.46
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 624 621 0.0001462 0.27
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 90.96 51.62 323 321 0.0001471 0.66
2020-059A 46265 SAOCOM 1B 97.16 97.89 624 621 0.0001897 0.31
2020-063B 46390 CZ-2F R/B 90.30 50.20 296 283 0.0009861 0.29
2020-063G 46395 2020-063G 90.89 50.20 325 312 0.0009475 0.55
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