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2022 Jun 27
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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
00:19Canopus-Vulcan 1387072012-039A2022 Jun 26498 x 501 km, 94.6 min, 97°.5
01:41Resurs-O1 4 (Resurs-O1 #4L)253941998-043A2022 Jun 26809 x 812 km, 101.1 min, 98°.7
02:18Cosmos 2441 (Persona 14F137 № 1)332722008-037A2022 Jun 26707 x 732 km, 99.2 min, 98°.1
02:54Meteor M2-2443872019-038A2022 Jun 26813 x 813 km, 101.1 min, 98°.7
03:09Rubin 8/PSLV327922008-021K2022 Jun 26609 x 648 km, 97.3 min, 98°.0
03:22BLITS (Ball Lens In [The] Space)358712022 Jun 26817 x 821 km, 101.3 min, 98°.6
03:28Tatyana 2 (RS-38)358692009-049E2022 Jun 26814 x 820 km, 101.2 min, 98°.5
06:16Cosmos 2540 (Geo-IK-2 № 13/Musson 2-3)445172019-057A2022 Jun 26942 x 944 km, 103.9 min, 99°.3
06:23Cosmos 2512 (KYuA-1)410992015-071B2022 Jun 26678 x 686 km, 98.4 min, 98°.1
06:24Cosmos 2517 (Geo-IK-2 № 12/Musson 2-2)415792016-034A2022 Jun 26942 x 944 km, 103.9 min, 99°.2
08:32Resurs-O1 3 (Resurs-O1 №3L)233421994-074A2022 Jun 26629 x 632 km, 97.3 min, 97°.8
08:41Cosmos 2537444222019-039B2022 Jun 26595 x 608 km, 96.7 min, 97°.7
08:57Cosmos 2538444232019-039C2022 Jun 26587 x 599 km, 96.5 min, 97°.8
09:01Cosmos 2535444212019-039A2022 Jun 26603 x 615 km, 96.9 min, 97°.8
09:15Resurs-P (Resurs-P №1)391862013-030A2022 Jun 26444 x 464 km, 93.7 min, 97°.1
09:22Cosmos 2506 (Persona 14F137 №3)406992015-029A2022 Jun 26709 x 719 km, 99.1 min, 98°.3
09:25Cosmos 2536444242019-039D2022 Jun 26527 x 610 km, 96.0 min, 97°.8
11:02Resurs-P 3 (Resurs-P №3)413862016-016A2022 Jun 26458 x 463 km, 93.8 min, 97°.2
11:10Resurs-P 2 (Resurs-P №2 )403602014-087A2022 Jun 26448 x 463 km, 93.7 min, 97°.2
13:47Cosmos upper stage (Mozhayets 5/RS-25)288982005-043G2022 Jun 26677 x 704 km, 98.6 min, 98°.2
14:07Larets279442003-042F2022 Jun 26675 x 691 km, 98.4 min, 98°.2
14:47Reflector270052001-056E2022 Jun 26984 x 1009 km, 105.0 min, 99°.6
14:50COMPASS 1 (Complex Orbital Magneto-Plasma Autonomous Small Satellite)270022001-056B2022 Jun 26985 x 1012 km, 105.1 min, 99°.6
14:54Mozhayets 4 (RS-22)279392003-042A2022 Jun 26660 x 679 km, 98.1 min, 98°.2
22:49OrbiCraft-Zorkiy479602021-022AE2022 Jun 26528 x 558 km, 95.5 min, 97°.5
23:25Canopus-Vulcan IK428252017-042A2022 Jun 26504 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:25Canopus-Vulcan 3431802018-014A2022 Jun 26503 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:25Canopus-Vulcan 4431812018-014B2022 Jun 26504 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:25Canopus-Vulcan 5438762018-111A2022 Jun 26504 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:25Canopus-Vulcan 6438772018-111B2022 Jun 26504 x 506 km, 94.7 min, 97°.4
23:47Cosmos 2556 (Bars-M 3)527132022-054A2022 Jun 26543 x 570 km, 95.8 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 Jun 27, 01:48 UTC

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