Asteroids: sizes, colors, and albedos by semimajor axis and eccentricity

by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 5 September 2016

This plot represents all asteroids and asteroid satellites known or estimated to be at least 30 km in diameter, as of April 2015, plotted by orbit eccentricity vs. semimajor axis. Symbols represent the best current estimates of relative sizes, albedos, and colors for these objects. The largest asteroids are labeled: (1) Ceres, (2) Pallas, and (4) Vesta.

© 2015, 2016 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 5 September 2016.
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