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Taking the Galactic Census

Asteroid populations in Gaia Data Release 3

Asteroid populations in Gaia data release 3

By far the largest group of Solar System objects in Gaia's data release 3 are 154 741 asteroids for which Gaia has determined their orbits. Depending on their orbits one can distinguish different groups of asteroids.

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Page last updated: 13 June 2022