16 Psyche (A852FA)

Data

Name Psyche
Number 16
Provisional Designation A852FA
Type MBA
Diameter 226 km
Absolute Magnitude, H 5.9
Rotation period 4.196 h
Geometric Albedo 0.1203
Eccentricity 0.1335
Semi-major axis 2.923 au
Inclination 3.097 °
Discovery Date 1852-03-17
Discovery By De Gasparis, A.
Discovery Means Naples

Radar Experiments

Doppler-Only (Continuous Wave) Echo Power Spectra


2017-03-11, Psyche.2017Mar10.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2017-3-11 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.26.

Observation Date: 2017-03-11 (03:41:30-05:34:03)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.26

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2017-03-08, Psyche.2017Mar08.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2017-3-8 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.16.

Observation Date: 2017-03-08 (04:48:21-05:25:43)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.16

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2017-03-07, Psyche.2017Mar07.s60Hz.cw.png

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Observation Date: 2017-03-07 (04:52:20-05:29:40)

Resolution: 60 Hz

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2017-03-06, Psyche.2017Mar06.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2017-3-6 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.07.

Observation Date: 2017-03-06 (04:33:20-05:10:38)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.07

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2017-03-05, Psyche.2017Mar05.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2017-3-5 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.5.

Observation Date: 2017-03-05 (04:39:36-05:16:53)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.5

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2017-03-03, Psyche.2017Mar03.s60Hz.cw.png

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Observation Date: 2017-03-03 (05:15:17-05:52:32)

Resolution: 60 Hz

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2017-03-02, Psyche.2017Mar02.s60Hz.cw.png

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Observation Date: 2017-03-02 (04:30:09-05:07:24)

Resolution: 60 Hz

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2017-03-01, Psyche.2017Mar01.s60Hz.cw.png

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Observation Date: 2017-03-01 (04:25:18-05:02:33)

Resolution: 60 Hz

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2017-02-28, Psyche.2017Feb28.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2017-2-28 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.02.

Observation Date: 2017-02-28 (04:29:30-05:06:45)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.02

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2015-11-29, Psyche.2015Nov30.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2015-11-29 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.03.

Observation Date: 2015-11-29 (05:14:42-05:43:01)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.03

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2015-11-28, Psyche.2015Nov29.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2015-11-28 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.1.

Observation Date: 2015-11-28 (05:21:10-05:49:31)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.1

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2015-11-06, Psyche.2015Dec07.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2015-11-6 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.06.

Observation Date: 2015-11-06 (04:41:22-05:09:39)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.06

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2015-11-05, Psyche.2015Dec06.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2015-11-5 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.18.

Observation Date: 2015-11-05 (04:48:30-05:16:46)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.18

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2015-11-03, Psyche.2015Dec04.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2015-11-3 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.16.

Observation Date: 2015-11-03 (04:57:40-05:25:56)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.16

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2015-11-02, Psyche.2015Dec03.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2015-11-2 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.01.

Observation Date: 2015-11-02 (04:32:11-05:00:28)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.01

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2005-11-15, 16Psyche.2005Nov15.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2005-11-15 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.01.

Observation Date: 2005-11-15 (06:43:43-07:12:25)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.01

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2005-11-14, 16Psyche.2005Nov14.s60Hz.cw.png

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Echo power spectrum obtained on 2005-11-14 smoothed to a frequency resolution of 60 Hz. Power in the opposite circular (OC) polarization as transmitted is the solid line while the power in the same circular (SC) polarization as transmitted is the dashed line. The polariation ratio on this date was 0.08.

Observation Date: 2005-11-14 (05:37:11-06:05:58)

Resolution: 60 Hz

Polarization Ratio: 0.08

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Additional Information


  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Small-Body Database entry

 

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