Orbital Elements

  • Epoch: 2459396.5 JD
  • Semi-major axis: 2.666 AU
  • Eccentricity: 0.5331
  • Inclination: 26.68 deg
  • Longitude of Ascending Node: 215.53 deg
  • Argument of Periapsis: 132.4 deg
  • Mean Anomaly: 94.49 deg

Physical Characteristics

  • Diameter: 37.67500 km
  • Magnitude: 9.25
  • Albedo: 0.238
  • Spectral type (Tholen): S
  • Spectral type (SMASS): S

Shape Model Characteristics

At 2446258.77012 JD:
  • Spin period in hours: 10.31304
  • Spin latitude: -79.0
  • Spin longitude: -79.0
  • Spin angle: 0.0
  • Quality level: 4.0

This shape model of asteroid Ganymed is provided by the DAMIT database from The Astronomical Institute of the Charles University in Prague, Czechia.

The model is rotated on its Z axis for the purpose of this visualization, which may not reflect actual rotation.