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Asteroid (43) Ariadne

Orbital characteristics

Epoch 4-Sep-2017 (2458000.5 JD)
Apoapsis2.5747 AU
3.8516×108 km
Periapsis1.8323 AU
2.7411×108 km
Semi-major axis2.2035 AU
3.2964×108 km
Inclination3.4707 °
Longitude of asc. node264.82 °
Argument of periapsis16.171 °
Orbital period1194.71 days
3.271 years
Avg. orbital speed19.92 km/s

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter71.340 km
Rotation period (sidereal)5.7620 hours



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

This object does not have textures yet and is being displayed as a solid gray shape.

Last Modified: 25 Feb 2018