100 (or so) Brightest

Current as of 2020 May 31 00:05:56 UTC (Day 152)

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 0.0585710 0.78
1964-002A 00733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 99.01 807 760 0.0032803 0.73
1964-053B 00877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 734 656 0.0055068 0.90
1967-045B 02802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 793 699 0.0065667 0.47
1968-040B 03230 SL-8 R/B 96.60 74.04 618 574 0.0031620 0.65
1968-110A 03597 OAO 2 99.60 34.99 744 735 0.0006144 0.73
1969-009A 03669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.44 3,450 576 0.1712541 0.83
1970-009A 04327 SERT 2 106.00 99.19 1,045 1,037 0.0005309 0.76
1970-113B 04814 SL-3 R/B 93.79 81.14 476 444 0.0023793 0.51
1971-028B 05118 SL-3 R/B 95.08 81.26 554 491 0.0045823 0.34
1971-089A 05560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.71 743 721 0.0015906 0.84
1971-119B 05730 SL-8 R/B 102.55 73.89 1,379 379 0.0689144 0.83
1972-023E 06073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 110.14 52.05 2,265 201 0.1356251 0.29
1972-065A 06153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 705 695 0.0007371 0.82
1972-065B 06155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.85 35.00 682 630 0.0037569 0.47
1973-107B 07004 SL-8 R/B 92.01 73.92 438 308 0.0096781 0.54
1975-112B 08459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 781 757 0.0016167 0.47
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.89 97.30 524 503 0.0014710 0.65
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.74 108.01 747 745 0.0000866 0.45
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.58 97.65 460 439 0.0015298 0.76
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.52 612 590 0.0015518 0.57
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.95 74.07 767 745 0.0015532 0.80
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.77 82.51 616 593 0.0016201 0.66
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.83 82.95 1,029 376 0.0461470 0.51
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.07 81.24 545 499 0.0033137 0.61
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.63 97.55 510 492 0.0012981 0.67
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.63 81.18 569 529 0.0029461 0.74
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.53 81.20 559 529 0.0022098 0.54
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.08 81.18 599 543 0.0040588 0.53
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.54 81.17 567 523 0.0032170 0.50
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.25 82.57 494 470 0.0017595 0.50
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 632 600 0.0022955 0.53
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 95.00 81.11 540 497 0.0031695 0.80
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.84 82.52 524 498 0.0018317 0.74
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.29 97.40 560 506 0.0039139 0.74
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.81 82.51 519 500 0.0013565 0.98
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.64 82.53 558 541 0.0012189 0.49
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.24 82.48 491 473 0.0012964 0.45
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.06 82.54 632 604 0.0020263 0.81
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.93 57.00 426 410 0.0012168 0.57
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.26 74.04 785 756 0.0020023 0.48
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.48 82.48 494 492 0.0001382 0.56
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 846 796 0.0035026 0.58
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 630 603 0.0018787 0.52
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 92.07 97.48 383 369 0.0010663 0.61
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 845 831 0.0009441 0.74
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 631 602 0.0020724 0.80
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 95.01 82.55 528 510 0.0012924 0.41
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.48 636 602 0.0023746 0.30
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 634 604 0.0021442 0.52
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,497 1,479 0.0011422 0.59
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 95.02 82.51 522 517 0.0003649 0.51
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 631 604 0.0019965 0.69
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.92 860 839 0.0015018 0.52
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 838 834 0.0002866 0.71
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 633 607 0.0018698 0.73
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 869 821 0.0033354 0.58
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 635 603 0.0022815 0.53
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 798 778 0.0013682 0.68
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.92 82.50 526 503 0.0016391 0.51
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 632 606 0.0018815 0.82
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.76 82.53 563 548 0.0010671 0.48
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.83 97.40 584 533 0.0036824 0.69
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.46 71.01 845 811 0.0023056 0.48
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.62 82.52 557 540 0.0012851 0.73
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.18 74.05 781 753 0.0020092 0.63
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.69 82.52 561 543 0.0013280 0.90
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 634 603 0.0022226 0.48
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 851 829 0.0015270 0.64
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.64 82.61 2,380 498 0.1203386 0.46
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.59 2,439 499 0.1236082 0.89
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.28 35.62 549 419 0.0094573 0.75
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.09 781 681 0.0070214 0.44
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.58 773 757 0.0011128 0.90
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.93 35.63 808 416 0.0280377 1.04
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.13 82.49 583 563 0.0013869 0.63
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.21 82.50 640 610 0.0021538 0.67
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.29 82.52 642 617 0.0017576 0.82
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.40 28.47 540 536 0.0002492 0.52
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 855 832 0.0016440 0.64
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.51 62.79 612 571 0.0029381 0.68
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.49 62.78 620 562 0.0041799 0.63
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.40 82.93 1,187 368 0.0572412 0.66
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.94 991 957 0.0022671 0.53
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.45 82.52 600 577 0.0016625 0.82
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.51 82.50 600 582 0.0012728 0.62
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.50 642 618 0.0016642 0.63
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.16 98.60 789 743 0.0032711 0.79
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.94 98.47 757 754 0.0002372 0.83
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.49 82.59 2,875 441 0.1514332 0.89
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.93 1,004 955 0.0033386 0.76
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,003 958 0.0030416 0.70
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 860 834 0.0018241 0.73
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 845 830 0.0010870 0.62
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.78 82.51 617 592 0.0017449 0.71
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 847 838 0.0006342 0.77
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.77 82.52 619 588 0.0022081 0.75
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 851 834 0.0012197 0.46
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.77 82.52 618 590 0.0019953 0.57
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 849 823 0.0017543 0.64
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.77 795 779 0.0011178 0.28
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.06 853 840 0.0008784 0.48
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 848 839 0.0005880 0.60
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.51 98.00 644 635 0.0006380 0.40
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 843 840 0.0001523 0.86
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.54 98.54 498 495 0.0002557 0.35
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.73 769 761 0.0005952 0.32
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 849 834 0.0010459 0.48
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 861 841 0.0013731 0.66
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.61 782 778 0.0003033 0.72
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.61 815 799 0.0010567 0.37
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 845 834 0.0007954 0.58
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.94 51.64 420 417 0.0002263 0.50
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 91.50 48.41 352 345 0.0005162 0.80
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.95 859 807 0.0036267 0.48
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.52 98.21 640 639 0.0000852 0.76
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.21 644 623 0.0014902 1.05
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.53 51.77 1,263 494 0.0530372 0.89
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.13 98.28 623 620 0.0002356 0.64
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.83 98.21 704 701 0.0001472 0.59
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 852 829 0.0015764 0.47
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.26 67.99 621 538 0.0059216 0.71
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.14 766 764 0.0001252 0.79
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.35 802 786 0.0011021 0.58
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.21 704 701 0.0002660 0.47
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.09 881 809 0.0049718 0.18
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.52 802 799 0.0002086 0.59
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.23 836 734 0.0071462 0.39
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.49 752 682 0.0049734 0.70
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.34 97.68 569 501 0.0048709 0.66
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 849 841 0.0005626 0.52
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.56 97.62 582 509 0.0052879 0.40
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.08 907 705 0.0140630 0.95
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.30 98.05 693 565 0.0091481 0.66
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.24 97.38 537 523 0.0010436 0.73
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.89 31.38 516 510 0.0004408 0.65
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.45 97.84 686 683 0.0001767 0.48
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.50 98.32 653 529 0.0089250 0.61
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.86 98.23 528 399 0.0094261 0.40
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.84 69.94 561 557 0.0003007 0.67
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.85 64.52 521 502 0.0013866 0.75
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.96 97.76 598 532 0.0047697 0.89
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.46 98.26 870 785 0.0058974 0.50
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.89 624 621 0.0001487 0.52
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.91 64.51 547 481 0.0047995 0.61
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.96 70.91 856 846 0.0007018 0.47
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.98 846 842 0.0002853 0.66
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 95.01 82.44 532 506 0.0018583 0.70
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.03 98.50 655 579 0.0054308 0.73
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.46 80.97 1,152 314 0.0589058 0.68
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.59 51.62 666 428 0.0171546 0.44
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001620 0.52
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.49 74.74 472 419 0.0039084 0.70
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.27 98.01 629 627 0.0001055 0.18
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.08 31.00 580 562 0.0012470 0.69
2016-061J 41868 SHENZHOU-11 MODULE 90.20 42.79 293 275 0.0013177 0.70
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.44 43.02 548 531 0.0012127 0.58
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.30 35.15 591 475 0.0083433 0.40
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.74 96.72 314 308 0.0004743 0.85
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001454 0.58
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 92.04 51.64 376 373 0.0002441 1.03
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