Asteroid (1218) Aster

Orbital characteristics

Epoch 1-Jul-2021 (2459396.5 JD)
Apoapsis2.5105 AU
3.7557×108 km
Periapsis2.0145 AU
3.0136×108 km
Semi-major axis2.2625 AU
3.3846×108 km
Eccentricity 0.1096231
Inclination3.1571 °
Longitude of asc. node63.813 °
Argument of periapsis68.908 °
Orbital period1243.02 days
3.403 years
Avg. orbital speed19.74 km/s

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter5.5540 km
Rotation period (sidereal)3.1581 hours
Textures: Solid Gray Grid



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: 30 Jul 2021