100 (or so) Brightest

Current as of 2020 Jan 26 06:08:30 UTC (Day 026)

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 0.0585819 0.83
1964-002A 00733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 99.03 807 760 0.0032935 0.75
1964-053B 00877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 730 660 0.0049460 0.93
1967-045B 02802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 793 699 0.0066168 0.80
1968-040B 03230 SL-8 R/B 96.61 74.04 618 575 0.0030621 0.78
1968-110A 03597 OAO 2 99.60 34.99 744 735 0.0006306 0.77
1969-009A 03669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.43 3,448 578 0.1710526 0.81
1970-009A 04327 SERT 2 106.00 99.22 1,045 1,037 0.0005642 0.75
1970-113B 04814 SL-3 R/B 93.81 81.14 478 443 0.0025683 0.85
1971-028B 05118 SL-3 R/B 95.08 81.26 555 491 0.0046323 0.75
1971-089A 05560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.72 745 719 0.0018016 0.75
1971-119B 05730 SL-8 R/B 102.57 73.89 1,383 378 0.0691933 0.94
1972-023E 06073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 110.53 52.05 2,302 200 0.1377038 0.47
1972-065A 06153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 705 695 0.0007355 0.77
1972-065B 06155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.86 35.01 682 630 0.0037364 0.95
1973-107B 07004 SL-8 R/B 92.26 73.93 459 312 0.0107998 0.80
1975-112B 08459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 780 758 0.0014911 0.71
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.90 97.28 522 505 0.0012582 0.75
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.74 108.00 748 744 0.0002516 0.76
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.60 97.66 460 441 0.0014020 0.50
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.52 612 590 0.0015550 0.79
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.95 74.07 768 744 0.0016941 0.49
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.78 82.51 617 592 0.0017679 0.56
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.85 82.95 1,032 375 0.0463689 0.76
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.08 81.24 546 498 0.0034644 0.81
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.64 97.54 510 492 0.0013189 0.82
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.63 81.18 569 529 0.0028598 0.49
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.53 81.20 560 528 0.0023363 0.74
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.08 81.18 600 542 0.0041137 0.74
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.55 81.17 568 522 0.0033550 0.73
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.27 82.57 494 472 0.0016353 0.75
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 632 600 0.0022515 0.74
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 95.01 81.12 541 496 0.0032778 0.78
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.85 82.51 523 500 0.0016329 0.51
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.30 97.38 561 505 0.0040449 0.78
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.82 82.52 521 499 0.0015379 0.81
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.65 82.53 560 540 0.0014060 0.52
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.26 82.48 491 474 0.0012060 0.75
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.06 82.54 631 604 0.0019384 0.81
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.97 57.01 430 410 0.0014535 0.75
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.26 74.04 784 758 0.0018300 0.83
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.49 82.48 495 493 0.0001732 0.84
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 847 796 0.0035493 0.77
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 631 602 0.0020332 0.75
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 92.16 97.47 389 371 0.0013492 0.60
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 842 834 0.0005622 0.53
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.52 630 603 0.0019708 0.77
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 95.01 82.55 527 512 0.0011077 0.73
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.48 637 601 0.0025229 0.81
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 634 605 0.0020776 0.75
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,496 1,479 0.0011255 0.48
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 95.02 82.51 523 516 0.0004975 1.04
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 632 603 0.0020780 0.81
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.91 865 834 0.0021046 1.03
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 842 831 0.0007280 0.46
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 633 606 0.0019591 0.51
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 866 824 0.0029125 0.77
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 634 604 0.0021466 0.49
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 799 777 0.0015214 0.82
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.92 82.50 525 505 0.0014497 0.77
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 633 605 0.0019989 0.75
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.77 82.53 563 549 0.0010007 0.93
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.83 97.41 585 533 0.0037367 0.76
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.47 71.01 844 812 0.0021712 0.57
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.62 82.52 557 541 0.0011851 0.80
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.18 74.05 782 752 0.0021534 0.46
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.69 82.52 561 543 0.0012876 0.73
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 633 604 0.0020681 0.91
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 850 829 0.0014297 0.76
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.64 82.60 2,380 498 0.1203721 0.76
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.60 2,439 499 0.1236415 0.71
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.31 35.62 551 419 0.0096272 0.50
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.42 97.07 781 681 0.0070834 0.87
1989-097B 20362 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 90.24 35.60 296 276 0.0014777 0.69
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.60 773 757 0.0011230 0.91
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.95 35.63 810 416 0.0282001 0.62
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.13 82.49 583 563 0.0014584 0.76
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.21 82.50 640 610 0.0022048 0.59
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.30 82.52 641 618 0.0016376 0.74
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.41 28.47 540 536 0.0002689 0.51
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 852 835 0.0012231 0.79
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.51 62.80 621 562 0.0041986 0.49
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.50 62.78 610 572 0.0027422 0.75
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.42 82.93 1,189 368 0.0573576 0.46
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.56 82.94 991 957 0.0022729 0.79
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.46 82.52 600 578 0.0016419 0.78
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.51 82.50 601 582 0.0014050 0.78
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.50 643 617 0.0017917 0.82
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.16 98.58 790 742 0.0033010 0.76
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.94 98.48 757 754 0.0002689 0.51
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.49 82.59 2,876 440 0.1516116 0.53
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.93 1,004 955 0.0033525 0.75
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,003 958 0.0030417 0.83
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.87 71.06 860 834 0.0017386 0.97
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 848 826 0.0015096 0.46
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.78 82.51 617 592 0.0018156 0.75
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 844 840 0.0002531 0.95
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.77 82.52 618 589 0.0020790 0.51
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.00 849 836 0.0008810 0.72
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.78 82.52 617 591 0.0018524 0.48
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 848 824 0.0016762 0.88
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.79 795 779 0.0011260 0.60
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 854 839 0.0009924 0.49
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 844 843 0.0000771 0.82
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.51 98.02 643 635 0.0005600 0.71
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 845 838 0.0004488 0.96
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.55 98.52 499 495 0.0002443 0.51
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.74 770 761 0.0006214 0.75
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 853 831 0.0014938 0.73
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 864 837 0.0018766 0.50
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.60 782 778 0.0002865 0.78
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.60 815 799 0.0010649 0.79
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 846 833 0.0008727 0.76
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.96 51.65 423 416 0.0005644 0.17
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 91.72 48.41 364 354 0.0007367 0.75
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.57 98.96 859 807 0.0036374 0.48
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.52 98.22 641 639 0.0001124 0.74
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.20 644 624 0.0014349 0.72
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.54 51.77 1,264 494 0.0530459 0.71
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.14 98.26 623 620 0.0002541 0.80
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.83 98.21 704 701 0.0001590 0.47
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 853 828 0.0017352 0.76
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.26 67.99 619 540 0.0056619 0.76
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.14 766 764 0.0001167 0.52
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.33 802 786 0.0011221 0.45
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.22 705 701 0.0002860 0.76
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.08 881 809 0.0049820 0.48
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.50 802 799 0.0002037 0.77
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.25 837 734 0.0071766 0.73
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.49 752 682 0.0049341 0.49
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.35 97.66 568 502 0.0047705 0.45
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 849 841 0.0006016 0.99
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.57 97.63 583 509 0.0052932 0.79
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.10 907 705 0.0140726 0.50
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.30 98.05 694 564 0.0092578 0.76
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.24 97.40 538 523 0.0010970 0.49
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.90 31.38 517 511 0.0004588 0.77
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.45 97.83 685 684 0.0001275 0.64
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.51 98.31 654 529 0.0090110 0.77
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.90 98.21 531 399 0.0096634 0.46
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.84 69.93 564 554 0.0007030 0.78
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.86 64.52 529 494 0.0025355 0.92
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.97 97.75 598 533 0.0046542 0.74
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.46 98.28 870 785 0.0059225 0.76
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.88 624 621 0.0001483 0.44
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.92 64.50 550 479 0.0050953 0.59
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.95 70.92 859 844 0.0010178 0.46
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.97 846 843 0.0001845 0.46
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 95.02 82.44 534 505 0.0020595 0.82
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.04 98.48 655 578 0.0054987 0.83
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.54 80.97 1,158 314 0.0593116 0.79
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.60 51.62 667 428 0.0172581 0.84
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001611 0.47
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.51 74.74 473 419 0.0039080 0.75
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.27 98.00 629 627 0.0001847 0.51
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.09 31.00 580 563 0.0012252 0.73
2016-061J 41868 SHENZHOU-11 MODULE 90.69 42.79 315 302 0.0010289 1.03
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.44 43.02 548 532 0.0011409 0.65
2018-054D 43521 CZ-2C R/B 95.31 35.16 591 476 0.0083735 0.76
2018-066A 43600 AEOLUS 90.75 96.72 315 308 0.0005175 0.73
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.88 624 622 0.0001459 0.50
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 92.21 51.64 385 381 0.0003025 1.01
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