Asteroid (3200) Phaethon

Orbital characteristics

Epoch 4-Sep-2017 (2458000.5 JD)
Apoapsis2.4025 AU
3.5941×108 km
Periapsis0.1399 AU
2.0931×107 km
Semi-major axis1.2712 AU
1.9017×108 km
Eccentrity0.8899365
Inclination22.253 °
Longitude of asc. node265.23 °
Argument of periapsis322.17 °
Orbital period523.502 days
1.433 years
Avg. orbital speed20.15 km/s

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter5.1000 km
Rotation period (sidereal)3.6040 hours
Albedo0.107
Models:
Hanuš Model 1 Model 2
Textures: Solid Gray Grid
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Models

Models are given in Stanford Triangle Format (PLY) and Alias Waveform Format (OBJ) - you can use MeshLab or any other tool to convert them to other formats.

Please note that the models are in planetocentric coordinate system, with Z axis passing through north pole. Actual rotational axis may differ from planetocentric poles, especially for small irregular bodies.


Surface Textures

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Last Modified: 30 Sep 2017