Orbit auxiliary information (gaiadr2.aux_sso_orbits)

The table has 14099 rows, 19 columns.


Auxiliary information on asteroid orbits and basic photometric parameters. Ready to ingest the astorb data base: ftp://cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr/pub/cats/B/astorb/astorb.html


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Name Type UCD Unit Description
solution_id long meta.version

Solution Identifier

number_mp long meta.id

Asteroid MPC number

designation char meta.id

MPC name

mag_h double phot.mag Magnitude[mag]

absolute magnitude

slope_g double stat.fit.param

slope parameter

code int meta.code.status

object specific flags

obs_arc long time.interval Time[day]

arc spanned by the observations

obs_num long meta.number

number of observations used

osc_epoch char time.epoch Time[yyyymmdd]

epoch of osculation

orb_m double src.orbital.meanAnomaly Angle[deg]

mean anomaly

omega double src.orbital.periastron Angle[deg]

argument of perihelion

node_omega double src.orbital.node Angle[deg]

longitude of ascending node

inclination double src.orbital.inclination Angle[deg]

orbit inclination

eccentricity double src.orbital.eccentricity

orbit eccentricity

a double src.orbital
Length & Distance[AU]

semimajor axis

orb_date char time.processing Time[yyyymmdd]

date of orbit computation

ceu double src.orbital

current orbit uncertainty

ceu_rate double arith.rate
Angular Velocity[mas/s]

rate of change of the orbit uncertainty

ceu_epoch char time Time[yyyymmdd]

date of the CEU