100 (or so) Brightest

Current as of 2020 Aug 12 12:06:02 UTC (Day 225)

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 0.0585851 0.41
1964-002A 00733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 99.00 809 759 0.0034851 0.40
1964-053B 00877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 740 650 0.0063111 0.66
1967-045B 02802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 794 698 0.0067341 0.67
1968-040B 03230 SL-8 R/B 96.60 74.04 616 576 0.0029064 0.60
1968-110A 03597 OAO 2 99.59 34.99 743 736 0.0004979 0.62
1969-009A 03669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.44 3,448 577 0.1710868 0.63
1970-009A 04327 SERT 2 106.00 99.19 1,045 1,038 0.0004537 0.66
1970-113B 04814 SL-3 R/B 93.78 81.14 477 442 0.0025523 0.63
1971-028B 05118 SL-3 R/B 95.07 81.25 555 490 0.0047241 0.65
1971-089A 05560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.70 745 719 0.0018542 0.61
1971-119B 05730 SL-8 R/B 102.54 73.89 1,380 378 0.0690866 0.74
1972-023E 06073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 109.83 52.05 2,237 201 0.1340254 0.44
1972-065A 06153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 704 696 0.0006065 0.77
1972-065B 06155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.85 35.00 683 629 0.0038378 0.36
1973-107B 07004 SL-8 R/B 91.87 73.92 429 304 0.0092462 0.65
1975-112B 08459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 780 758 0.0015238 0.38
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.89 97.31 522 505 0.0012157 0.63
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.73 108.00 748 744 0.0002598 0.93
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.58 97.65 459 440 0.0013840 0.65
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.52 613 589 0.0016956 0.82
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.95 74.07 768 744 0.0016794 0.42
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.77 82.51 617 591 0.0018297 0.87
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.81 82.95 1,030 374 0.0463315 0.40
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.07 81.24 546 498 0.0035219 0.65
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.63 97.55 510 491 0.0013680 0.66
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.63 81.18 568 530 0.0027482 0.62
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.53 81.21 560 528 0.0023257 0.69
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.08 81.18 599 542 0.0040867 0.40
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.54 81.17 569 521 0.0034826 0.64
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.25 82.57 493 471 0.0016316 0.46
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 631 601 0.0020936 0.73
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 95.00 81.11 541 496 0.0033256 0.96
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.84 82.52 522 500 0.0015670 0.49
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.29 97.40 560 505 0.0040229 0.61
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.81 82.51 520 498 0.0016056 0.62
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.64 82.52 560 540 0.0014595 0.36
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.24 82.48 490 473 0.0012004 0.35
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.06 82.55 630 605 0.0017776 0.66
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.91 57.00 426 408 0.0012842 0.34
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.26 74.05 783 758 0.0017874 0.57
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.47 82.48 495 492 0.0002339 0.60
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 845 797 0.0033923 0.60
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 631 602 0.0021281 0.66
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 92.02 97.48 382 365 0.0012504 0.87
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 842 834 0.0005590 0.58
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 629 604 0.0018128 0.62
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 95.00 82.55 526 512 0.0010454 0.75
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.48 637 601 0.0025787 0.36
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 633 606 0.0019092 0.74
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,497 1,479 0.0011359 0.34
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 95.01 82.51 523 516 0.0004968 0.66
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 632 603 0.0020106 0.62
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.91 862 837 0.0016840 0.39
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 841 832 0.0006053 0.78
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 635 605 0.0021230 0.62
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 868 822 0.0031937 0.86
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 633 605 0.0020122 0.63
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 798 778 0.0013978 0.74
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.91 82.50 524 505 0.0013719 0.61
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 633 605 0.0020208 0.58
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.76 82.53 563 548 0.0010598 0.72
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.82 97.40 584 533 0.0037254 0.61
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.47 71.01 845 811 0.0023533 0.61
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.62 82.52 557 540 0.0012076 0.68
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.18 74.05 782 752 0.0021300 0.36
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.69 82.52 561 543 0.0013360 0.73
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 633 605 0.0020058 0.67
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 851 828 0.0015998 0.45
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.64 82.61 2,379 499 0.1202236 0.69
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.59 2,440 498 0.1237381 0.69
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.27 35.63 549 418 0.0095480 0.72
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.10 783 679 0.0073007 0.64
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.57 772 757 0.0010659 0.65
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.93 35.62 807 416 0.0280028 0.68
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.13 82.49 584 562 0.0015981 1.05
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.21 82.50 640 610 0.0021233 0.54
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.29 82.53 640 618 0.0016079 0.49
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.40 28.47 540 536 0.0002626 0.83
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 853 834 0.0013407 0.74
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.51 62.80 612 571 0.0029417 0.47
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.49 62.78 627 554 0.0052764 0.89
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.38 82.93 1,187 366 0.0573822 0.63
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.94 990 958 0.0021945 0.36
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.45 82.52 601 577 0.0017559 0.40
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.51 82.50 602 580 0.0015436 0.69
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.50 643 617 0.0019126 0.97
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.16 98.60 790 742 0.0033935 0.66
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.94 98.46 759 752 0.0004477 0.78
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.49 82.59 2,877 439 0.1516826 0.42
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.93 1,006 953 0.0035874 0.66
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,002 960 0.0028348 0.77
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 859 835 0.0016129 0.57
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 848 827 0.0014469 0.61
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.78 82.51 617 592 0.0017762 0.64
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 845 839 0.0004463 0.75
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.76 82.52 617 590 0.0019618 0.43
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 850 835 0.0010679 0.65
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.77 82.52 616 592 0.0017433 0.64
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 847 825 0.0015095 0.93
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.76 795 779 0.0011464 0.67
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 854 839 0.0010816 0.61
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 846 841 0.0002982 0.64
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.51 97.99 644 635 0.0006316 0.41
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 844 839 0.0003249 0.57
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.54 98.55 498 494 0.0003245 0.48
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.72 771 759 0.0008132 0.50
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 851 832 0.0013243 0.61
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 864 837 0.0018777 0.44
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.62 781 779 0.0001376 0.38
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.61 814 800 0.0010028 1.01
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 846 833 0.0009594 0.67
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.95 51.65 420 418 0.0001652 0.45
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 91.38 48.41 347 338 0.0006188 0.70
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.94 861 806 0.0038175 0.60
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.52 98.21 641 639 0.0001828 0.60
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.21 644 623 0.0015250 0.45
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.53 51.76 1,264 493 0.0531629 0.60
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.13 98.29 623 620 0.0002089 0.37
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.83 98.21 703 702 0.0001177 0.34
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 852 830 0.0015336 0.55
2000-014A 26102 MTI 92.53 97.50 404 393 0.0008493 0.61
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.26 67.99 616 543 0.0052667 0.40
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.14 766 764 0.0001416 0.53
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.36 804 784 0.0013454 0.36
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.21 704 701 0.0001832 0.58
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.09 882 809 0.0050828 0.59
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.52 801 799 0.0001335 0.70
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.22 838 733 0.0073363 0.65
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.48 752 682 0.0049529 0.49
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.34 97.68 567 503 0.0046477 0.64
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 850 840 0.0007288 0.60
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.56 97.61 582 510 0.0052018 0.66
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.08 909 703 0.0143017 0.66
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.29 98.06 695 564 0.0093535 0.51
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.23 97.38 538 522 0.0011804 0.38
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.88 31.38 516 510 0.0004394 0.68
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.45 97.85 685 684 0.0000842 0.58
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.50 98.32 653 529 0.0089527 0.64
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.84 98.24 527 398 0.0093958 0.66
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.84 69.94 562 556 0.0004860 0.67
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.85 64.52 513 510 0.0002311 0.41
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.96 97.75 597 533 0.0045670 0.84
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.46 98.26 872 784 0.0060907 0.41
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001433 0.44
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.90 64.50 540 488 0.0038170 0.42
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.96 70.91 859 844 0.0010349 0.38
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.98 846 843 0.0002142 0.68
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 95.01 82.44 533 505 0.0020785 0.65
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.03 98.51 656 577 0.0056531 0.67
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.40 80.97 1,147 313 0.0586349 1.08
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.59 51.61 666 428 0.0172161 1.10
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001495 0.30
2014-071B 40306 CZ-2C R/B 93.19 97.33 440 421 0.0014403 0.67
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.49 74.74 470 421 0.0036136 0.35
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.27 98.01 630 626 0.0002307 0.48
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.08 31.01 580 562 0.0012528 0.73
2016-061J 41868 SHENZHOU-11 MODULE 89.75 42.79 272 252 0.0014844 0.79
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.44 43.02 547 532 0.0010922 0.40
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.30 35.15 591 475 0.0083445 0.89
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.74 96.72 314 308 0.0004772 0.44
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001425 0.50
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 91.95 51.64 372 368 0.0002830 0.73
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