100 (or so) Brightest

Current as of 2020 Jul 05 00:05:58 UTC (Day 187)

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 2 102.67 30.36 1,310 459 0.0585647 0.44
1964-002A 00733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 99.01 808 760 0.0033679 0.35
1964-053B 00877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 737 654 0.0058688 0.50
1967-045B 02802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 793 699 0.0065843 0.45
1968-040B 03230 SL-8 R/B 96.60 74.03 617 575 0.0030561 0.39
1968-110A 03597 OAO 2 99.60 34.99 743 735 0.0005294 0.47
1969-009A 03669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.43 3,448 577 0.1710872 0.26
1970-009A 04327 SERT 2 106.00 99.19 1,046 1,037 0.0005868 0.50
1970-113B 04814 SL-3 R/B 93.79 81.14 476 444 0.0023651 0.48
1971-028B 05118 SL-3 R/B 95.07 81.26 555 489 0.0047719 0.30
1971-089A 05560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.70 742 722 0.0014387 0.28
1971-119B 05730 SL-8 R/B 102.55 73.89 1,380 378 0.0690399 0.53
1972-023E 06073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 109.98 52.05 2,251 200 0.1348499 0.26
1972-065A 06153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 704 695 0.0006501 0.58
1972-065B 06155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.85 35.00 683 629 0.0038192 0.77
1973-107B 07004 SL-8 R/B 91.95 73.92 433 307 0.0093026 0.55
1975-112B 08459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 780 758 0.0014918 0.48
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.89 97.31 524 503 0.0014695 0.54
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.74 108.00 747 745 0.0001559 0.49
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.58 97.65 461 438 0.0017043 0.55
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.53 614 588 0.0018198 0.59
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.95 74.07 768 744 0.0016772 0.56
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.77 82.52 615 593 0.0015688 0.80
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.82 82.95 1,030 375 0.0462906 0.25
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.07 81.24 545 499 0.0033719 0.50
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.63 97.55 512 490 0.0015875 0.52
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.63 81.18 569 529 0.0028554 0.49
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.53 81.20 558 530 0.0020406 0.52
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.08 81.18 598 544 0.0038918 0.18
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.54 81.17 568 522 0.0033138 0.54
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.25 82.57 496 469 0.0019590 0.76
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 630 602 0.0020492 0.29
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 95.00 81.12 540 497 0.0031300 0.52
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.84 82.52 523 499 0.0017369 0.58
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.29 97.40 558 507 0.0037136 0.55
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.81 82.52 520 499 0.0015430 0.52
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.64 82.53 558 541 0.0012093 0.57
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.24 82.48 492 471 0.0015087 0.25
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.06 82.54 631 605 0.0018456 0.50
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.92 57.01 428 407 0.0015085 0.58
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.26 74.05 784 757 0.0018911 0.53
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.48 82.48 496 491 0.0003943 0.54
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 845 797 0.0033423 0.76
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 630 603 0.0019002 0.56
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 92.05 97.48 382 368 0.0010496 0.52
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 844 832 0.0007815 0.58
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.52 630 603 0.0019209 0.70
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 95.01 82.55 528 510 0.0012810 0.58
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.48 635 603 0.0023120 0.46
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 633 606 0.0019293 0.55
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,497 1,479 0.0011483 0.48
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 95.01 82.51 521 518 0.0002129 0.22
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 630 605 0.0017604 0.52
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.92 860 839 0.0014907 0.51
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 839 833 0.0003875 0.51
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 634 605 0.0020673 0.81
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 869 822 0.0032945 0.59
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 634 603 0.0022123 0.68
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 798 778 0.0013658 0.50
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.91 82.50 525 504 0.0015264 0.59
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.51 631 607 0.0017403 0.52
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.76 82.53 565 546 0.0013239 0.58
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.83 97.40 585 532 0.0038675 0.50
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.46 71.01 845 811 0.0024181 0.48
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.62 82.52 559 538 0.0014564 0.55
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.18 74.05 782 752 0.0021270 0.51
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.69 82.52 563 541 0.0015953 0.56
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 635 603 0.0022799 0.57
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 852 828 0.0016525 0.35
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.64 82.60 2,380 498 0.1203454 0.53
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.59 2,439 499 0.1236197 0.60
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.28 35.62 549 418 0.0095186 0.55
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.09 782 680 0.0071874 0.65
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.57 771 758 0.0009269 0.66
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.93 35.62 807 416 0.0279938 0.45
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.13 82.49 585 562 0.0016543 0.59
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.21 82.50 638 612 0.0019012 0.51
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.29 82.52 642 616 0.0018864 0.51
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.40 28.47 540 536 0.0002404 0.58
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 855 832 0.0015802 0.53
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.51 62.80 611 572 0.0028553 0.87
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.49 62.79 623 558 0.0046950 0.21
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.39 82.93 1,188 366 0.0574564 0.53
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.94 992 956 0.0023981 0.55
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.45 82.52 602 575 0.0019367 0.60
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.51 82.50 601 581 0.0014455 0.58
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.49 642 618 0.0017087 0.23
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.16 98.60 789 743 0.0031891 0.61
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.94 98.46 758 753 0.0002963 0.60
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.49 82.59 2,876 440 0.1515879 0.56
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.93 1,005 953 0.0035120 0.46
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,002 960 0.0028355 0.51
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 859 835 0.0017020 0.52
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 846 828 0.0012504 0.55
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.78 82.51 615 594 0.0015092 0.64
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 846 838 0.0005959 1.02
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.76 82.52 619 588 0.0021892 0.75
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 851 834 0.0012220 0.50
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.77 82.52 618 590 0.0019702 0.30
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 847 825 0.0015673 0.66
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.76 794 780 0.0009756 0.51
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 854 839 0.0010882 0.35
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 847 840 0.0004804 0.56
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.51 98.00 645 634 0.0008308 0.47
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 842 841 0.0000846 0.48
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.54 98.54 499 493 0.0004683 0.57
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.72 770 760 0.0006626 0.49
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 850 834 0.0011134 0.59
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 863 839 0.0016670 0.56
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.61 782 777 0.0003332 0.50
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.61 813 801 0.0008831 0.23
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 847 833 0.0009580 0.57
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.95 51.65 421 417 0.0003017 0.36
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 91.45 48.41 348 343 0.0004058 0.35
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.94 860 806 0.0037726 0.51
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.52 98.21 641 639 0.0001536 0.42
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.21 646 622 0.0016992 0.48
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.53 51.76 1,264 493 0.0531498 0.56
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.13 98.28 622 621 0.0000389 0.64
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.83 98.21 704 701 0.0001436 0.33
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 851 830 0.0014509 0.52
2000-014A 26102 MTI 92.55 97.50 405 394 0.0007658 0.47
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.26 67.99 618 540 0.0056117 0.24
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.14 766 764 0.0001328 0.46
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.35 803 785 0.0012154 0.61
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.21 703 702 0.0000831 0.48
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.09 882 808 0.0051268 0.46
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.52 801 800 0.0000765 0.51
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.22 836 734 0.0071218 0.48
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.49 754 681 0.0051334 0.74
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.34 97.68 567 503 0.0046429 0.59
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 850 840 0.0006747 0.54
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.56 97.61 580 511 0.0050050 0.51
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.08 908 704 0.0142110 0.46
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.30 98.06 693 565 0.0091361 0.18
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.23 97.38 539 521 0.0013391 0.29
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.89 31.38 516 510 0.0004541 0.49
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.45 97.85 686 683 0.0002221 0.28
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.50 98.32 652 530 0.0087302 0.52
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.85 98.23 525 400 0.0091479 0.54
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.84 69.94 560 558 0.0001826 0.75
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.85 64.52 517 506 0.0008258 0.54
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.96 97.76 599 531 0.0049066 0.51
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.46 98.26 870 785 0.0058942 0.50
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001383 0.31
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.91 64.51 545 483 0.0044413 0.38
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.96 70.91 858 845 0.0008690 0.51
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.97 846 842 0.0002727 0.53
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 95.01 82.44 531 507 0.0018077 0.54
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.03 98.50 656 578 0.0055664 0.57
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.43 80.97 1,150 313 0.0589034 0.33
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.59 51.62 666 428 0.0172055 0.51
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001434 0.39
2014-071B 40306 CZ-2C R/B 93.20 97.33 443 419 0.0017409 0.21
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.49 74.74 471 420 0.0037484 0.27
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.27 98.01 629 627 0.0001231 0.20
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.08 31.01 580 562 0.0012436 0.49
2016-061J 41868 SHENZHOU-11 MODULE 90.02 42.79 286 265 0.0015697 0.75
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.44 43.02 546 533 0.0009402 0.32
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.30 35.15 591 475 0.0083680 0.68
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.76 96.72 315 309 0.0004697 0.31
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001446 0.31
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 92.00 51.63 375 370 0.0003252 0.56
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