100 (or so) Brightest

Current as of 2019 Dec 06 08:06:48 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 2 102.67 30.36 1,311 459 0.0586240 0.53
1964-002A 00733 THOR AGENA D R/B 100.53 99.03 809 759 0.0034780 0.49
1964-053B 00877 SL-3 R/B 98.67 65.08 732 659 0.0051850 0.53
1967-045B 02802 SL-8 R/B 99.74 74.01 793 699 0.0065465 0.54
1968-040B 03230 SL-8 R/B 96.61 74.04 618 574 0.0031367 0.55
1968-110A 03597 OAO 2 99.60 35.00 744 735 0.0006227 0.55
1969-009A 03669 ISIS 1 127.49 88.43 3,450 576 0.1712440 0.57
1970-009A 04327 SERT 2 106.00 99.23 1,044 1,038 0.0004124 0.50
1970-113B 04814 SL-3 R/B 93.81 81.14 477 445 0.0024053 0.53
1971-028B 05118 SL-3 R/B 95.08 81.26 556 490 0.0047929 0.52
1971-089A 05560 ASTEX 1 99.44 92.71 743 722 0.0014736 0.63
1971-119B 05730 SL-8 R/B 102.58 73.89 1,382 380 0.0690462 0.70
1972-023E 06073 COSMOS 482 DESCENT CRAFT 110.72 52.06 2,318 202 0.1385011 0.24
1972-065A 06153 OAO 3 (COPERNICUS) 98.77 35.01 705 695 0.0007197 0.68
1972-065B 06155 ATLAS CENTAUR R/B 97.86 35.00 683 630 0.0037824 0.52
1973-107B 07004 SL-8 R/B 92.35 73.93 469 311 0.0116085 0.56
1975-112B 08459 SL-8 R/B 100.22 74.06 781 757 0.0016603 0.56
1977-057B 10114 SL-3 R/B 94.90 97.28 524 503 0.0015117 0.56
1978-064A 10967 SEASAT 1 99.74 108.01 747 745 0.0001458 0.50
1979-005A 11251 METEOR 1-29 93.61 97.65 463 439 0.0017309 0.59
1979-011B 11267 SL-14 R/B 96.71 82.53 614 588 0.0018360 0.63
1979-089B 11574 SL-8 R/B 99.95 74.07 767 745 0.0015302 0.61
1980-005B 11672 SL-14 R/B 96.78 82.51 616 593 0.0016117 0.76
1981-003B 12139 SL-8 R/B 98.85 82.95 1,033 374 0.0465104 0.54
1981-046B 12465 SL-3 R/B 95.08 81.24 546 499 0.0034189 0.58
1981-065A 12585 METEOR PRIRODA 94.64 97.53 512 491 0.0015671 0.55
1981-103B 12904 SL-3 R/B 95.63 81.18 568 530 0.0027656 0.48
1982-013B 13068 SL-3 R/B 95.53 81.20 559 530 0.0021048 0.49
1982-039B 13154 SL-3 R/B 96.08 81.18 598 544 0.0039019 0.50
1982-079B 13403 SL-3 R/B 95.55 81.17 568 522 0.0032921 0.48
1982-092A 13552 COSMOS 1408 94.27 82.57 497 470 0.0019689 0.54
1982-092B 13553 SL-14 R/B 97.02 82.57 630 602 0.0020128 0.53
1983-010B 13819 SL-3 R/B 95.01 81.11 541 497 0.0031536 0.57
1983-037A 14032 COSMOS 1455 94.85 82.52 524 499 0.0017921 0.55
1983-075B 14208 SL-3 R/B 95.30 97.38 559 507 0.0037236 0.53
1983-099A 14372 COSMOS 1500 94.83 82.51 520 500 0.0014896 0.49
1984-013A 14699 COSMOS 1536 95.65 82.52 558 542 0.0011472 0.59
1984-027A 14819 COSMOS 1544 94.26 82.48 493 472 0.0015149 0.54
1984-027B 14820 SL-14 R/B 97.06 82.54 630 605 0.0017965 0.48
1984-108B 15354 ERBS 92.99 57.01 430 412 0.0013669 0.51
1985-006B 15483 SL-8 R/B 100.26 74.04 785 757 0.0019873 0.49
1985-009A 15494 COSMOS 1626 94.49 82.48 497 492 0.0003665 0.56
1985-042D 15772 SL-12 R/B(2) 101.32 71.11 845 797 0.0033170 0.54
1985-069B 15945 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 630 603 0.0019645 0.62
1985-090B 16111 SL-3 R/B 92.19 97.46 389 375 0.0010540 0.81
1985-097B 16182 SL-16 R/B 101.68 71.00 843 833 0.0006375 0.55
1986-006B 16496 SL-14 R/B 97.03 82.53 629 603 0.0018683 0.57
1986-034A 16719 COSMOS 1743 95.01 82.55 528 510 0.0013188 0.72
1986-046B 16792 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.48 636 603 0.0023672 0.57
1986-055B 16882 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.52 632 606 0.0018799 0.57
1986-061A 16908 AJISAI (EGS) 115.71 50.01 1,496 1,479 0.0011251 0.50
1987-003A 17295 COSMOS 1812 95.03 82.51 521 518 0.0001915 0.91
1987-024B 17567 SL-14 R/B 97.05 82.53 630 605 0.0017760 0.69
1987-027A 17589 COSMOS 1833 101.92 70.92 864 835 0.0019923 0.68
1987-027B 17590 SL-16 R/B 101.64 71.00 840 832 0.0005280 0.53
1987-038B 17912 SL-14 R/B 97.10 82.50 635 605 0.0021243 0.54
1987-041A 17973 COSMOS 1844 101.83 70.90 869 822 0.0032538 0.51
1987-055B 18153 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.50 634 604 0.0021482 0.72
1987-060A 18187 COSMOS 1867 100.62 65.01 800 776 0.0016282 0.51
1987-088A 18421 COSMOS 1892 94.93 82.50 526 504 0.0015735 0.59
1988-001B 18749 SL-14 R/B 97.09 82.51 632 607 0.0017815 0.57
1988-020A 18958 COSMOS 1933 95.77 82.53 565 547 0.0013102 0.53
1988-032B 19046 SL-3 R/B 95.83 97.42 585 532 0.0038364 0.53
1988-039B 19120 SL-16 R/B 101.47 71.01 845 811 0.0024155 0.48
1988-050A 19210 COSMOS 1953 95.63 82.52 559 539 0.0014483 0.59
1988-053B 19257 SL-8 R/B 100.18 74.05 781 753 0.0019948 0.62
1988-093A 19573 COSMOS 1975 95.70 82.52 563 541 0.0015854 0.56
1988-093B 19574 SL-14 R/B 97.08 82.53 634 603 0.0022274 0.52
1988-102B 19650 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.00 852 828 0.0016670 0.51
1989-080A 20261 INTERCOSMOS 24 114.64 82.60 2,379 499 0.1202840 0.67
1989-080C 20262 SL-14 R/B 115.30 82.59 2,440 498 0.1237130 0.67
1989-085B 20303 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 94.32 35.63 552 419 0.0097066 0.59
1989-089B 20323 DELTA 1 R/B 99.43 97.07 783 679 0.0073032 0.68
1989-097B 20362 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 90.72 35.60 323 296 0.0020494 0.67
1990-005H 20443 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.13 98.60 772 758 0.0010184 0.51
1990-008B 20453 DELTA 2 R/B(1) 96.96 35.63 810 416 0.0281477 0.73
1990-010A 20465 COSMOS 2058 96.13 82.49 585 562 0.0016598 0.62
1990-010B 20466 SL-14 R/B 97.21 82.50 638 612 0.0019006 0.61
1990-018B 20511 SL-14 R/B 97.30 82.52 642 616 0.0018443 0.54
1990-037B 20580 HST 95.41 28.47 540 536 0.0002750 0.52
1990-046B 20625 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 854 833 0.0014542 0.79
1990-055A 20663 COSMOS 2084 96.51 62.79 626 557 0.0049519 0.72
1990-055D 20666 SL-6 R/B(2) 96.50 62.79 609 573 0.0025928 0.57
1990-078B 20775 SL-8 R/B 100.43 82.93 1,192 366 0.0577135 0.56
1991-006B 21088 SL-8 R/B 104.57 82.94 990 958 0.0021531 0.59
1991-039A 21397 OKEAN-3 96.46 82.52 603 575 0.0019464 0.61
1991-042A 21422 COSMOS 2151 96.51 82.50 602 581 0.0014777 0.57
1991-042B 21423 SL-14 R/B 97.31 82.49 642 618 0.0017742 0.29
1991-050A 21574 ERS-1 100.16 98.57 790 742 0.0033484 0.59
1991-050F 21610 ARIANE 40 R/B 99.94 98.49 759 753 0.0004277 0.65
1991-086A 21819 INTERCOSMOS 25 119.49 82.60 2,877 439 0.1517224 0.60
1992-008B 21876 SL-8 R/B 104.68 82.93 1,006 953 0.0035525 0.52
1992-020B 21938 SL-8 R/B 104.71 82.93 1,002 959 0.0029013 0.71
1992-076A 22219 COSMOS 2219 101.86 71.06 859 835 0.0016169 0.58
1992-076B 22220 SL-16 R/B 101.66 71.00 847 827 0.0013888 0.74
1992-080A 22236 COSMOS 2221 96.78 82.51 615 594 0.0015167 0.55
1992-093B 22285 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 846 838 0.0005328 0.59
1992-094A 22286 COSMOS 2228 96.77 82.52 619 589 0.0021562 0.57
1993-016B 22566 SL-16 R/B 101.77 71.01 851 834 0.0011583 1.00
1993-024A 22626 COSMOS 2242 96.78 82.52 618 591 0.0019352 0.54
1993-059B 22803 SL-16 R/B 101.64 70.99 847 825 0.0014875 0.52
1993-061H 22830 ARIANE 40 R/B 100.60 98.79 795 779 0.0011218 0.58
1994-023A 23087 COSMOS 2278 101.85 71.05 855 838 0.0011593 0.53
1994-023B 23088 SL-16 R/B 101.79 71.00 846 841 0.0003791 0.54
1994-074B 23343 SL-16 R/B 97.51 98.03 645 634 0.0008062 0.69
1994-077B 23405 SL-16 R/B 101.75 70.98 843 840 0.0002530 0.59
1995-021A 23560 ERS-2 94.56 98.52 500 494 0.0004629 0.52
1995-021B 23561 ARIANE 40+ R/B 100.14 98.75 771 760 0.0007947 0.57
1995-058B 23705 SL-16 R/B 101.76 71.02 851 833 0.0012530 0.50
1996-051B 24298 SL-16 R/B 101.95 70.84 865 837 0.0018919 0.72
1997-037A 24883 ORBVIEW 2 (SEASTAR) 100.45 98.60 781 779 0.0001725 0.54
1998-043G 25400 SL-16 R/B 101.02 98.59 814 800 0.0009898 0.56
1998-045B 25407 SL-16 R/B 101.71 71.01 847 832 0.0010236 0.52
1998-067A 25544 ISS (ZARYA) 92.90 51.64 421 412 0.0006904 0.14
1999-022C 25723 SL-8 R/B 91.79 48.41 366 358 0.0005950 0.90
1999-025C 25732 CZ-4B R/B 101.58 98.96 861 806 0.0038044 0.58
1999-039A 25860 OKEAN-O 97.52 98.22 641 639 0.0001776 0.52
1999-039B 25861 SL-16 R/B 97.39 98.20 646 622 0.0016870 0.51
1999-041E 25876 DELTA 2 R/B 102.54 51.76 1,264 493 0.0531367 0.90
1999-064A 25977 HELIOS 1B 97.14 98.25 622 621 0.0000474 0.52
1999-068A 25994 TERRA 98.83 98.21 703 702 0.0000926 0.31
2000-006B 26070 SL-16 R/B 101.73 71.00 851 830 0.0014518 0.52
2000-047B 26474 TITAN 4B R/B 96.26 67.99 616 543 0.0052102 0.53
2002-009A 27386 ENVISAT 100.14 98.14 766 764 0.0001334 0.27
2002-021B 27422 IDEFIX & ARIANE 42P R/B 100.75 98.32 804 785 0.0013395 0.51
2002-022A 27424 AQUA 98.83 98.21 703 702 0.0000844 0.28
2002-024C 27432 CZ-4B R/B 101.83 99.08 882 809 0.0050598 0.52
2002-056A 27597 MIDORI II (ADEOS-II) 100.88 98.50 801 800 0.0001075 0.54
2002-056E 27601 H-2A R/B 100.56 98.25 838 733 0.0073015 0.54
2003-049C 28059 CZ-4B R/B 99.13 98.49 753 681 0.0050487 0.69
2004-012C 28222 CZ-2C R/B 95.35 97.65 568 503 0.0046747 0.56
2004-021B 28353 SL-16 R/B 101.82 71.00 850 839 0.0007525 0.65
2004-035C 28415 CZ-4B R/B 95.57 97.64 581 511 0.0050303 0.55
2004-046B 28480 CZ-2C R/B 101.00 98.11 909 703 0.0143135 0.52
2004-049H 28499 ARIANE 5 R/B 97.30 98.05 694 565 0.0092229 0.54
2005-024B 28738 CZ-2D R/B 95.24 97.40 539 521 0.0013217 0.61
2005-025A 28773 SUZAKU (ASTRO-EII) 94.91 31.38 517 511 0.0004295 0.51
2006-002A 28931 ALOS (DAICHI) 98.45 97.83 686 683 0.0001768 0.42
2006-002B 28932 H-2A R/B 96.51 98.30 653 530 0.0087730 0.51
2006-005A 28939 AKARI (ASTRO-F) 93.91 98.21 530 401 0.0094051 0.58
2006-021A 29228 RESURS-DK 1 95.84 69.94 562 557 0.0003575 0.73
2006-029A 29252 GENESIS 1 94.87 64.52 533 491 0.0030405 0.55
2006-046C 29507 CZ-4B R/B 95.97 97.75 601 530 0.0051640 0.65
2007-010B 31114 CZ-2C R/B 101.46 98.28 872 784 0.0060771 0.54
2007-023A 31598 COSMO-SKYMED 1 97.16 97.88 623 622 0.0001320 0.37
2007-028A 31789 GENESIS 2 94.92 64.50 551 478 0.0053447 0.50
2007-029A 31792 COSMOS 2428 101.95 70.93 858 844 0.0009940 0.26
2007-029B 31793 SL-16 R/B 101.81 70.98 846 843 0.0002450 1.03
2009-003A 33504 KORONAS-FOTON 95.02 82.44 532 507 0.0017988 0.55
2012-025E 38341 H-2A R/B 97.04 98.47 656 577 0.0056456 0.56
2013-055G 39271 CUSAT 2 & FALCON 9 R/B 99.56 80.97 1,161 313 0.0595917 0.52
2014-021B 39679 SL-4 R/B 95.60 51.62 667 428 0.0172469 0.83
2014-029A 39766 ALOS-2 97.33 97.92 632 630 0.0001375 0.35
2014-084B 40354 SL-27 R/B 93.51 74.74 472 420 0.0038187 0.52
2015-069A 41038 YAOGAN 29 97.27 97.99 629 627 0.0001721 0.36
2016-012A 41337 ASTRO-H (HITOMI) 96.09 31.00 580 562 0.0012551 0.57
2016-061J 41868 SHENZHOU-11 MODULE 90.81 42.79 321 308 0.0009508 0.55
2017-034A 42758 HXMT (HUIYAN) 95.45 43.02 548 532 0.0011853 0.26
2018-076A 43641 SAOCOM 1A 97.16 97.89 624 622 0.0001430 0.23
2019-011B 44064 CREW DRAGON DEMO-1 DEB 92.26 51.64 388 383 0.0004236 0.54
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