Orbital Elements

  • Epoch: 2459000.5 JD
  • Semi-major axis: 2.923 AU
  • Eccentricity: 0.1335
  • Inclination: 3.1 deg
  • Longitude of Ascending Node: 150.04 deg
  • Argument of Periapsis: 229.03 deg
  • Mean Anomaly: 7.05 deg

Physical Characteristics

  • Diameter: 226.00000 km
  • Magnitude: 5.9
  • Albedo: 0.1203
  • Spectral type (Tholen): M
  • Spectral type (SMASS): X

Shape Model Characteristics

At 2457357.4472 JD:
  • Spin period in hours: 4.195948
  • Spin latitude: -10.0
  • Spin longitude: -10.0
  • Spin angle: 0.0
  • Quality level: 4.0

This shape model of asteroid Psyche 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.