Welcome to the Asteroid Families Portal

The Asteroid Families Portal (AFP) is an online platform that provides tools and information to study asteroid families.

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AFP currently provides the following functionalities:

  • Application of the Hierarchical Clustering Method (HCM) to identify members of an asteroid family
  • Application of an automatic procedure to obtain a list of family interlopers
  • Application of the Backward Integration Method (BIM) to estimate age of an asteroid family
  • Proper orbital elements of numbered asteroids and active asteroids
  • A list of the most recent pear-reviewed papers on asteroid families

  • Your comments regarding any aspect of the portal are welcome. Please report any errors or bugs you run across the portal to the authors.