100 (or so) Brightest

Current as of 2020 Oct 01 18:05:59 UTC (Day 275)

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 2 102.66 30.36 1,310 459 0.0585670 0.20
1964-002A 00733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 99.00 807 760 0.0032836 0.29
1964-053B 00877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 744 646 0.0068889 0.21
1967-045B 02802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 794 698 0.0067057 0.27
1968-040B 03230 SL-8 R/B 96.60 74.04 617 574 0.0030728 0.32
1968-110A 03597 OAO 2 99.59 34.99 743 735 0.0005408 0.39
1969-009A 03669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.44 3,450 576 0.1712466 0.39
1970-009A 04327 SERT 2 106.00 99.18 1,045 1,038 0.0004607 0.56
1970-113B 04814 SL-3 R/B 93.78 81.14 475 443 0.0023145 0.19
1971-028B 05118 SL-3 R/B 95.07 81.26 554 490 0.0046174 0.23
1971-089A 05560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.71 742 722 0.0014137 0.21
1971-119B 05730 SL-8 R/B 102.54 73.89 1,379 378 0.0689506 0.63
1972-023E 06073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 109.72 52.05 2,227 200 0.1334950 0.25
1972-065A 06153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 704 695 0.0006426 0.37
1972-065B 06155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.85 35.01 683 629 0.0038276 0.27
1973-107B 07004 SL-8 R/B 91.77 73.92 421 302 0.0088164 0.24
1975-112B 08459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 781 757 0.0016922 0.29
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.89 97.32 524 503 0.0015428 0.24
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.73 108.01 748 744 0.0002986 0.46
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.57 97.65 461 438 0.0017098 0.25
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.53 613 590 0.0016565 0.47
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.95 74.07 767 745 0.0014980 0.40
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.77 82.52 615 594 0.0015212 0.35
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.80 82.95 1,027 376 0.0460105 0.40
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.07 81.24 545 499 0.0032817 0.23
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.62 97.56 511 490 0.0014892 0.28
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.63 81.18 569 529 0.0029105 0.24
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.52 81.20 558 530 0.0019977 0.23
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.08 81.18 598 543 0.0039536 0.25
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.54 81.17 567 523 0.0031825 0.24
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.24 82.57 495 469 0.0019276 0.35
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 632 600 0.0022323 0.42
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 95.00 81.12 540 497 0.0030808 0.52
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.84 82.52 523 498 0.0018313 0.33
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.29 97.41 558 507 0.0037297 0.21
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.81 82.51 519 500 0.0013768 0.36
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.64 82.52 557 542 0.0010775 0.37
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.23 82.48 492 471 0.0014984 0.31
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.06 82.54 632 604 0.0020025 0.34
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.89 57.01 419 413 0.0004118 0.36
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.26 74.04 784 757 0.0019095 0.33
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.47 82.48 495 491 0.0003082 0.50
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 847 795 0.0036722 0.32
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.52 629 604 0.0018160 0.28
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 91.98 97.49 378 365 0.0009433 0.30
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 843 834 0.0006291 0.33
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 631 602 0.0020642 0.39
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 95.00 82.55 528 509 0.0013720 0.23
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.48 635 603 0.0022847 0.39
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 634 604 0.0021043 0.26
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,496 1,479 0.0011156 0.20
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 95.01 82.52 520 518 0.0001842 0.34
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 631 604 0.0018771 0.43
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.91 863 836 0.0018482 0.30
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 841 831 0.0007289 0.42
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.51 633 606 0.0019069 0.41
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 866 825 0.0028610 0.40
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 635 603 0.0023111 0.29
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 798 778 0.0014616 0.54
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.91 82.50 526 503 0.0016521 0.27
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.51 631 607 0.0017569 0.32
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.76 82.53 564 547 0.0012407 0.20
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.82 97.40 584 533 0.0037232 0.26
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.47 71.01 843 813 0.0020646 0.32
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.62 82.51 559 538 0.0014955 0.31
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.18 74.05 781 753 0.0019533 0.34
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.69 82.52 562 541 0.0015031 0.32
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 635 603 0.0023057 0.34
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 849 830 0.0013394 0.26
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.64 82.60 2,379 499 0.1202210 0.45
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.60 2,440 498 0.1237525 0.39
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.26 35.64 547 418 0.0093844 0.38
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.11 781 681 0.0070238 0.19
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.57 773 757 0.0010910 0.39
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.92 35.63 807 416 0.0279553 0.26
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.12 82.49 583 563 0.0014706 0.61
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.21 82.50 639 611 0.0020268 0.41
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.29 82.52 642 616 0.0018718 0.31
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.40 28.47 540 536 0.0002773 0.25
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 852 835 0.0011889 0.72
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.51 62.79 614 568 0.0033084 0.66
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.49 62.78 633 548 0.0060651 0.35
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.37 82.93 1,185 367 0.0571231 0.46
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.95 990 958 0.0022017 0.47
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.45 82.52 601 576 0.0018050 0.25
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.50 82.50 600 582 0.0012753 0.45
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.49 641 619 0.0016037 0.31
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.16 98.61 789 743 0.0032608 0.32
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.94 98.46 757 754 0.0002215 0.50
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.49 82.59 2,877 439 0.1516938 0.28
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.92 1,004 955 0.0033335 0.29
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,003 958 0.0030665 0.47
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 860 834 0.0018359 0.23
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 848 827 0.0014847 0.30
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.78 82.51 615 593 0.0015871 0.39
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 843 841 0.0001803 0.25
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.76 82.52 620 588 0.0022725 0.38
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 848 837 0.0008150 0.36
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.77 82.52 618 590 0.0020504 0.33
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 849 823 0.0017664 0.21
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.75 795 779 0.0011113 0.39
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.06 853 840 0.0009310 0.28
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 844 842 0.0001362 0.33
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.51 97.99 644 634 0.0007306 0.40
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 845 838 0.0004719 0.29
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.53 98.55 498 493 0.0003828 0.28
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.71 769 761 0.0005947 0.45
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.03 853 831 0.0014889 0.18
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 864 838 0.0017782 0.34
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.62 782 778 0.0003087 0.52
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.61 815 799 0.0010531 0.23
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 845 834 0.0007572 0.20
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.97 51.64 421 419 0.0001294 0.31
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 91.25 48.41 339 333 0.0005022 0.32
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.94 859 807 0.0036288 0.47
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.52 98.21 640 639 0.0000825 0.31
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.21 645 623 0.0015754 0.34
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.53 51.77 1,264 493 0.0530780 0.33
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.13 98.29 623 620 0.0001814 0.27
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.83 98.21 704 702 0.0001426 0.33
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 854 828 0.0018252 0.34
2000-014A 26102 MTI 92.51 97.49 402 393 0.0007092 0.53
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.26 67.99 615 544 0.0051093 0.71
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.14 766 764 0.0001211 0.31
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.36 802 786 0.0011052 0.35
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.20 704 701 0.0002405 0.20
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.09 881 810 0.0049588 0.31
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.53 802 799 0.0001951 0.21
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.22 836 734 0.0071329 0.42
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.48 753 682 0.0050145 0.40
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.33 97.69 568 502 0.0047819 0.22
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 849 841 0.0005420 0.35
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.56 97.60 581 510 0.0051315 0.58
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.07 907 705 0.0140617 0.49
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.29 98.06 693 566 0.0090826 0.22
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.23 97.38 538 521 0.0012136 0.47
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.88 31.38 516 510 0.0004407 0.36
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.45 97.85 686 683 0.0001963 0.35
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.50 98.33 652 529 0.0088090 0.32
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.82 98.24 524 399 0.0090885 0.25
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.84 69.93 564 554 0.0007681 0.40
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.85 64.52 519 503 0.0011459 0.33
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.96 97.73 600 530 0.0050170 0.48
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.46 98.25 870 785 0.0058993 0.32
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001427 0.26
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.90 64.51 538 490 0.0034473 0.32
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.96 70.90 859 844 0.0010648 0.27
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.98 845 843 0.0001701 0.24
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 95.01 82.44 531 507 0.0017497 0.67
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.03 98.51 655 578 0.0054372 0.36
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.37 80.97 1,143 314 0.0583406 0.65
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.59 51.62 665 428 0.0171229 0.21
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001516 0.24
2014-071B 40306 CZ-2C R/B 93.17 97.33 441 418 0.0016686 0.22
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.48 74.74 471 419 0.0038493 0.27
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.27 98.02 628 627 0.0000550 0.31
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.08 31.01 579 562 0.0012315 0.23
2016-061J 41868 SHENZHOU-11 MODULE 88.57 42.78 211 197 0.0010475 0.57
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.43 43.02 547 532 0.0011403 0.34
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.30 35.15 590 476 0.0082877 0.41
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.71 96.72 313 306 0.0005207 0.30
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001430 0.32
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 91.86 51.63 368 363 0.0003531 0.34
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