Change in the rotation of 2000 PH5

Relative change in the rotation period as a function of time. The observed relative variation in the rotation period is seen to change from year to year (black dots). The solid curve is the expected theoretical YORP strength derived from the 3-D shape model.



About the Image

Release date:7 March 2007
Related releases:eso0711
Size:1555 x 1026 px

About the Object

Name:asteroid 2000 PH5
Type:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
Category:Solar System

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