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Asteroid Dynamical Families

This dataset contains the asteroid dynamical family classifications contained in Zappala, et al. (1995). These are based on the hierarchical clustering method applied to the proper elements of Milani and Knezevic (1994). 12,487 asteroids, numbered and unnumbered, are included. The dataset also includes a compilation of the historical asteroid families.

EAR-A-5-DDR-FAMILY-V4.1 Browse Download (192 kb)

Use the following citation to reference this data set:

"Zappala, V., Ph. Bendjoya, A. Cellino, P. Farinella, and C. Froeschle, Asteroid Dynamical Families. EAR-A-5-DDR-FAMILY-V4.1. NASA Planetary Data System, 1997."


Superseded versions of this data set:

EAR-A-5-DDR-FAMILY-V3.0 Browse Download (196 kb)
EAR-A-5-DDR-FAMILY-V2.0 Browse Download (179 kb)
EAR-A-5-DDR-FAMILY-V1.0 Browse Download (19 kb)



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