Asteroid (4179) Toutatis

Orbital characteristics

Epoch 29-Jun-2009 (2455011.5 JD)
Apoapsis4.1222 AU
6.1667×108 km
Periapsis0.9398 AU
1.4059×108 km
Semi-major axis2.5310 AU
3.7863×108 km
Inclination0.4462 °
Longitude of asc. node124.29 °
Argument of periapsis278.74 °
Orbital period1470.74 days
4.027 years
Avg. orbital speed16.71 km/s

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter5.4000 km
Extent1.70x2.03x4.26 km
Rotation period (synodic)176.00 hours



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Surface Textures

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Last Modified: 12 Apr 2019