Asteroid (9) Metis

Orbital characteristics

Epoch 16-Feb-2017 (2457800.5 JD)
Apoapsis2.6775 AU
4.0055×108 km
Periapsis2.0952 AU
3.1344×108 km
Semi-major axis2.3863 AU
3.5699×108 km
Eccentrity0.1220007
Inclination5.5743 °
Longitude of asc. node68.932 °
Argument of periapsis5.9967 °
Orbital period1346.48 days
3.686 years
Avg. orbital speed19.21 km/s

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter190.00 km
Rotation period (sidereal)5.0792 hours
Albedo0.118
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Models

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Last Modified: 30 May 2017