Asteroid (1552) Bessel

Orbital characteristics

Epoch 26-Apr-2019 (2458600.5 JD)
Apoapsis3.3066 AU
4.9467×108 km
Periapsis2.7114 AU
4.0562×108 km
Semi-major axis3.0090 AU
4.5015×108 km
Inclination9.834 °
Longitude of asc. node9.946 °
Argument of periapsis39.980 °
Orbital period1906.51 days
5.220 years
Avg. orbital speed17.13 km/s

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter18.514 km
Rotation period (sidereal)8.9632 hours
Hanuš Model 1 Model 2
Textures: Solid Gray Grid



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Surface Textures

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

Last Modified: 31 Dec 2019