Mean UBV Asteroid Colors

This data set is a compilation of mean U-B and B-V color indices of asteroids, collected from the published literature and from the unpublished Lowell Observatory UBV Asteroid Survey.

PDS4 version urn:nasa:pds:asteroid-ubv-photometry::1.0 Browse Download (35 kb)
PDS3 version EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 Browse Download (58 kb)

The PDS4 bundle was migrated from the PDS3 data set in October 2019. The data content is unchanged.

Use the following citation to reference this data set:

"Tedesco, E.F, Eds., UBV Mean Asteroid Colors. EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2. NASA Planetary Data System, 1995."

Superseded versions of this data set:

EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 Browse Download (28 kb)
EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.0 Browse Download (27 kb)