Orbital Elements

  • Epoch: 2459000.5 JD
  • Semi-major axis: 2.774 AU
  • Eccentricity: 0.23
  • Inclination: 34.83 deg
  • Longitude of Ascending Node: 173.02 deg
  • Argument of Periapsis: 310.2 deg
  • Mean Anomaly: 144.98 deg

Physical Characteristics

  • Diameter: 545.00000 km
  • Magnitude: 4.2
  • Albedo: 0.101
  • Spectral type (Tholen): B
  • Spectral type (SMASS): B

This shape model of asteroid Pallas is sourced from Marsset et al., Nature Astronomy, 2020.

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