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Asteroid 433 Eros

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Asteroid 433 Eros Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 433 Eros at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.22273572
Orbit inclination i 10.82856733°
Perihelion distance q 1.13333857 AU
169,545,038 km
Aphelion distance Q 1.78288594 AU
266,715,941 km
Semi-major axis a 1.45811226 AU
218,130,490 km
Orbital period period 1.7600 years
643.1094 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Feb-01 14:39:26
2,458,516.1107 JD
Next perihelion transit 2020-Nov-05 17:16
2,459,159.2201 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 178.82135980692°
Longitude of the ascending node node 304.30626247646°
Mean anomaly M 47.239460014274°
Mean motion n 0.55978033°/day

Visualization of Asteroid 433 Eros Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 433 Eros with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 433 Eros and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Asteroid 433 Eros
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Asteroid 433 Eros Physical Data

The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Asteroid 433 Eros. Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Physical Parameter Value Relative to Earth
Diameter 16.84 km 0.0013
Sideral Rotation 5.2700 hours 0.2202
Absolute Magnitude 11.16
Geometric Albedo 0.25

Asteroid 433 Eros 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 433 Eros computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 433 Eros in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 17 10h 07m 36s -10° 30’ 05” 12.36 Sextans
2019 May 18 10h 10m 22s -10° 37’ 50” 12.39 Sextans
2019 May 19 10h 13m 08s -10° 45’ 37” 12.41 Sextans
2019 May 20 10h 15m 54s -10° 53’ 21” 12.44 Sextans
2019 May 21 10h 18m 38s -11° 01’ 06” 12.46 Sextans
2019 May 22 10h 21m 24s -11° 08’ 52” 12.49 Sextans
2019 May 23 10h 24m 08s -11° 16’ 36” 12.51 Sextans
2019 May 24 10h 26m 53s -11° 24’ 19” 12.54 Sextans
2019 May 25 10h 29m 39s -11° 32’ 03” 12.56 Sextans
2019 May 26 10h 32m 22s -11° 39’ 46” 12.59 Hydra
2019 May 27 10h 35m 07s -11° 47’ 30” 12.61 Hydra
2019 May 28 10h 37m 50s -11° 55’ 13” 12.63 Hydra
2019 May 29 10h 40m 35s -12° 02’ 57” 12.66 Hydra
2019 May 30 10h 43m 18s -12° 10’ 40” 12.68 Hydra