Gault within the solar system

This animation demonstrates the orbital characteristics of the asteroid 6478 Gault that is located 214 million miles from the Sun, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, L. Calçada / spaceengine.org

About the Video

Id:heic1906a
Release date:28 March 2019, 15:00
Related releases:heic1906
Duration:49 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:6478 Gault
Type:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
Category:Solar System

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