100 (or so) Brightest

Current as of 2020 Dec 05 06:06:03 UTC (Day 340)

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 0.0585320 0.41
1964-002A 00733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 98.99 809 759 0.0034781 0.29
1964-053B 00877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 749 642 0.0075586 0.34
1967-045B 02802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 792 700 0.0065051 0.58
1968-040B 03230 SL-8 R/B 96.60 74.04 617 574 0.0030874 0.30
1968-110A 03597 OAO 2 99.59 34.99 744 735 0.0006421 0.37
1969-009A 03669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.44 3,449 576 0.1711830 0.74
1970-009A 04327 SERT 2 106.00 99.17 1,045 1,037 0.0005442 0.42
1970-113B 04814 SL-3 R/B 93.76 81.14 476 441 0.0025090 0.35
1971-028B 05118 SL-3 R/B 95.06 81.25 554 490 0.0046668 0.36
1971-089A 05560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.72 745 719 0.0018482 0.77
1971-119B 05730 SL-8 R/B 102.52 73.89 1,377 379 0.0687929 0.36
1972-023E 06073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 109.42 52.04 2,200 200 0.1319859 0.38
1972-065A 06153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 705 695 0.0007326 0.31
1972-065B 06155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.85 35.01 682 629 0.0037517 0.56
1973-107B 07004 SL-8 R/B 91.53 73.92 403 297 0.0078688 0.59
1975-112B 08459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 780 758 0.0015631 0.37
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.89 97.33 522 504 0.0012871 0.63
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.73 108.00 747 745 0.0001769 0.78
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.55 97.66 458 439 0.0013821 0.75
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.52 612 590 0.0016320 0.64
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.95 74.07 768 744 0.0016456 0.79
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.77 82.51 617 591 0.0018266 0.61
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.79 82.95 1,027 374 0.0461600 0.62
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.06 81.24 546 498 0.0034961 0.63
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.62 97.56 509 491 0.0012707 0.72
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.62 81.18 568 530 0.0027148 0.66
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.52 81.21 559 528 0.0022110 0.66
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.08 81.18 599 542 0.0040901 0.63
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.54 81.17 568 521 0.0034415 0.65
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.23 82.57 492 470 0.0016289 0.65
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 631 601 0.0021465 0.74
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 94.99 81.11 541 495 0.0032913 0.77
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.83 82.52 522 499 0.0016392 1.02
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.29 97.42 560 505 0.0040288 0.59
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.80 82.51 519 499 0.0015095 0.74
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.64 82.52 559 540 0.0014274 0.64
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.22 82.48 489 473 0.0011754 0.62
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.06 82.54 630 605 0.0018149 0.81
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.85 57.01 423 406 0.0012267 0.68
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.25 74.04 785 757 0.0019561 0.74
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.46 82.48 493 492 0.0000968 0.78
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 848 794 0.0037390 0.95
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 631 602 0.0021100 0.64
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 91.88 97.48 374 360 0.0010407 0.70
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 845 831 0.0009537 0.86
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.53 629 603 0.0018483 0.72
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 95.00 82.55 526 511 0.0011062 0.63
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.48 637 601 0.0025732 0.68
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.52 633 605 0.0019601 0.61
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,497 1,479 0.0011531 0.60
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 95.00 82.51 522 515 0.0004953 0.78
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 632 603 0.0020454 0.70
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.92 863 836 0.0018646 0.78
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 840 832 0.0005327 0.78
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 634 605 0.0020851 0.65
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 867 824 0.0030151 0.58
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 633 605 0.0020383 0.68
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 799 777 0.0015962 0.73
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.90 82.50 524 504 0.0014671 0.65
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.51 633 605 0.0020268 0.72
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.76 82.53 562 548 0.0009882 0.60
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.82 97.40 584 533 0.0036692 0.62
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.46 71.01 843 813 0.0020359 0.73
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.61 82.52 556 540 0.0011123 0.67
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.17 74.05 782 752 0.0020949 0.74
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.68 82.52 561 542 0.0013237 0.90
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 633 605 0.0020066 0.80
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 849 831 0.0012465 0.87
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.64 82.61 2,379 498 0.1203294 0.72
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.59 2,439 499 0.1235880 0.63
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.24 35.64 546 417 0.0094074 0.69
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.11 783 679 0.0072930 0.69
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.56 772 757 0.0010289 0.86
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.91 35.63 806 415 0.0280081 0.63
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.12 82.49 583 562 0.0015064 0.63
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.21 82.50 640 610 0.0021562 0.72
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.29 82.52 640 618 0.0015983 0.83
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.40 28.47 540 536 0.0002897 0.71
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 854 833 0.0015024 0.78
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.50 62.80 620 563 0.0040738 0.60
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.49 62.79 640 541 0.0070661 0.84
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.35 82.93 1,184 366 0.0571594 0.71
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.94 991 957 0.0022919 0.66
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.45 82.52 600 577 0.0016770 0.66
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.50 82.50 601 581 0.0014809 0.62
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.50 643 617 0.0018979 0.89
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.16 98.62 790 742 0.0033590 0.63
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.94 98.45 759 752 0.0004371 0.82
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.48 82.60 2,875 441 0.1514632 0.68
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.93 1,006 953 0.0036112 0.75
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,001 960 0.0028079 0.58
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 862 832 0.0020539 0.74
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 846 829 0.0011566 0.70
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.78 82.51 617 592 0.0018110 0.64
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 846 839 0.0004961 0.75
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.76 82.52 617 590 0.0019735 0.78
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 850 835 0.0010231 0.72
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.77 82.52 616 592 0.0017540 0.66
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 850 822 0.0019605 0.65
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.74 795 779 0.0011024 0.84
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 851 842 0.0006715 0.87
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 847 840 0.0004746 0.68
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.50 97.98 644 635 0.0006141 0.85
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 845 839 0.0004197 0.73
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.52 98.55 497 493 0.0002685 0.78
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.70 771 759 0.0007999 0.61
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 851 833 0.0012335 0.76
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 861 841 0.0013473 0.73
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.63 781 778 0.0001788 0.71
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.62 814 800 0.0009557 0.69
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 843 836 0.0005377 0.74
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.95 51.65 421 418 0.0001956 0.16
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 90.94 48.41 321 319 0.0001566 0.63
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.93 861 806 0.0038341 0.62
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.52 98.20 641 639 0.0001760 0.68
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.21 644 623 0.0015065 0.74
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.53 51.76 1,264 493 0.0531493 0.69
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.13 98.30 623 620 0.0002111 0.56
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.82 98.20 703 702 0.0001120 0.65
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 854 827 0.0018381 0.72
2000-014A 26102 MTI 92.45 97.48 399 390 0.0006034 0.99
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.25 67.99 618 541 0.0055386 0.60
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.14 766 764 0.0001325 0.71
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.38 804 784 0.0013369 0.64
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.21 704 701 0.0001652 0.62
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.09 882 808 0.0051236 0.75
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.54 801 800 0.0000900 0.69
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.21 837 733 0.0073100 0.66
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.49 752 682 0.0049754 0.74
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.33 97.70 567 502 0.0047205 0.62
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 847 843 0.0002952 0.68
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.56 97.59 582 509 0.0052635 0.91
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.06 909 703 0.0143087 0.73
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.29 98.06 695 564 0.0093464 0.74
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.23 97.37 537 522 0.0010791 0.49
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.87 31.38 515 509 0.0004480 0.58
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.44 97.86 685 684 0.0000457 0.60
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.49 98.33 653 528 0.0089585 0.49
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.79 98.25 523 397 0.0092516 0.52
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.83 69.93 563 554 0.0006528 0.64
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.84 64.52 524 497 0.0019396 0.66
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.96 97.72 598 532 0.0046999 0.48
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.46 98.24 871 784 0.0060566 0.86
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.88 624 622 0.0001451 0.33
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.90 64.50 536 491 0.0033073 0.54
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.97 70.90 858 846 0.0008364 0.72
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.98 846 842 0.0002464 0.75
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 95.00 82.44 533 505 0.0020268 0.78
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.03 98.52 656 577 0.0056296 0.79
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.30 80.97 1,137 313 0.0580270 0.73
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.58 51.62 665 428 0.0171381 0.61
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001471 0.40
2014-071B 40306 CZ-2C R/B 93.13 97.35 436 419 0.0012867 0.68
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.47 74.74 469 420 0.0036016 0.52
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.27 98.02 629 626 0.0002283 0.38
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.08 31.01 579 562 0.0012420 0.51
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.43 43.02 546 532 0.0010261 0.42
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.29 35.15 589 476 0.0082351 0.93
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.76 96.72 315 309 0.0004404 0.50
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 623 622 0.0001399 0.39
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 91.64 51.63 356 354 0.0001469 0.63
2020-063B 46390 CZ-2F R/B 91.02 50.20 332 316 0.0011965 0.68
2020-063G 46395 2020-063G 91.18 50.21 339 326 0.0010177 0.47
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