An entirely new orbit viewer is now available
on the Small-Body Browser page
via the "[ show orbit diagram ]" link
for each selected small-body.
Enter the IAU number, name, or designation for the object of interest in the Search
For example, to display information about asteroid 433 Eros,
you can enter either "433" or "eros" (names are not case-sensitive).
Detailed instructions are available via the
The JPL Small-Body Database Browser provides data for all known asteroids and many comets.
Available data include:
Newly discovered objects and their orbits are added on a daily basis.
Discovery circumstances are updated on a roughly monthly interval.
Physical parameters, other than magnitude parameters, are updated on a less frequent basis.
- orbital elements
- orbit diagrams
- physical parameters
- discovery circumstances