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Tyneside, UK
2022 May 25
Wednesday, Day 145

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Sun-synchronous Satellites by LTDN - Russia

This a list of satellites in sun-synchronous orbit operated by Russia ordered by LTDN - Local Time at the Descending Node. Names are not necessarily those by which they are known in the NORAD catalogue used by SpaceTrack.

It is notable that the Russian sun-synchronous fleet is quite small. None of the active satellites appearing here date from the Soviet era.

The list is a snapshot and is updated daily. The measure that results in an entry in this table is that the drift rate of LTDN (Local Time at the Descending Node) is no more than twenty four minutes each year. Some satellites may have higher drift rates but they may still be acceptable to their owners/operators. They do not appear here. On the converse, although a satellite is in a sun-synchronous orbit, it is not necessarily active.


LTDN Satellite Cat
no
Desig- nation Orbit
Epoch
Orbit
00:18Canopus-Vulcan 1387072012-039A2022 May 24499 x 502 km, 94.6 min, 97°.5
01:35Norbi464942020-068J2022 May 24539 x 565 km, 95.7 min, 97°.7
01:40Resurs-O1 4 (Resurs-O1 #4L)253941998-043A2022 May 24809 x 812 km, 101.1 min, 98°.7
02:20Cosmos 2441 (Persona 14F137 № 1)332722008-037A2022 May 24708 x 730 km, 99.2 min, 98°.1
02:53Meteor M2-2443872019-038A2022 May 24812 x 814 km, 101.1 min, 98°.7
03:08Rubin 8/PSLV327922008-021K2022 May 21609 x 649 km, 97.3 min, 98°.0
03:24BLITS (Ball Lens In [The] Space)358712022 May 24817 x 821 km, 101.3 min, 98°.5
06:15Cosmos 2540 (Geo-IK-2 № 13/Musson 2-3)445172019-057A2022 May 24942 x 944 km, 103.9 min, 99°.3
06:23Cosmos 2512 (KYuA-1)410992015-071B2022 May 24676 x 688 km, 98.4 min, 98°.1
06:24Cosmos 2517 (Geo-IK-2 № 12/Musson 2-2)415792016-034A2022 May 24943 x 944 km, 103.9 min, 99°.2
08:34Resurs-O1 3 (Resurs-O1 №3L)233421994-074A2022 May 24630 x 631 km, 97.3 min, 97°.8
08:42Cosmos 2537444222019-039B2022 May 24596 x 610 km, 96.8 min, 97°.7
08:57Cosmos 2538444232019-039C2022 May 24588 x 603 km, 96.6 min, 97°.8
09:02Cosmos 2535444212019-039A2022 May 24602 x 617 km, 96.9 min, 97°.8
09:17Resurs-P (Resurs-P №1)391862013-030A2022 May 24443 x 467 km, 93.7 min, 97°.1
09:22Cosmos 2506 (Persona 14F137 №3)406992015-029A2022 May 24707 x 721 km, 99.1 min, 98°.3
09:23Cosmos 2536444242019-039D2022 May 24527 x 611 km, 96.0 min, 97°.8
11:03Resurs-P 3 (Resurs-P №3)413862016-016A2022 May 24458 x 465 km, 93.8 min, 97°.2
11:11Resurs-P 2 (Resurs-P №2 )403602014-087A2022 May 24450 x 463 km, 93.7 min, 97°.2
13:47Cosmos upper stage (Mozhayets 5/RS-25)288982005-043G2022 May 23678 x 704 km, 98.6 min, 98°.2
14:06Larets279442003-042F2022 May 24674 x 691 km, 98.4 min, 98°.2
14:46Reflector270052001-056E2022 May 24984 x 1009 km, 105.0 min, 99°.6
14:49COMPASS 1 (Complex Orbital Magneto-Plasma Autonomous Small Satellite)270022001-056B2022 May 21984 x 1013 km, 105.1 min, 99°.6
14:52Mozhayets 4 (RS-22)279392003-042A2022 May 24661 x 678 km, 98.1 min, 98°.2
22:50OrbiCraft-Zorkiy479602021-022AE2022 May 24531 x 557 km, 95.5 min, 97°.5
23:25Canopus-Vulcan IK428252017-042A2022 May 24504 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:25Canopus-Vulcan 3431802018-014A2022 May 24504 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:25Canopus-Vulcan 4431812018-014B2022 May 24504 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:25Canopus-Vulcan 5438762018-111A2022 May 24504 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:25Canopus-Vulcan 6438772018-111B2022 May 24504 x 507 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:47Cosmos 2556 (Bars-M 3)527132022-054A2022 May 24565 x 579 km, 96.1 min, 97°.7

For the satellites that do not have formal published elements, thanks go to the radio and visual amateur satellite trackers for their observing, and particularly to Mike McCants for archiving the derived orbits.

Updated: 2022 May 25, 01:48 UTC

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