list of orbitals parameters in use and denomination in different services. As the purpose of this page is homogenisation of these parameter, the content is subject to change often

parameterDescriptionUCDexoplanetDynastVOmpcTNOplanetsunit
asemi-major axis
semi_major_axissemi_major_axissemi_major_axissemi_major_axissemi_major_axisau
eeccentricity
eccentricityeccentricityeccentricityeccentricity
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Iinclination to the ecliptic (J2000)
inclinationinclinationinclinationinclination
deg
Ωlongitude of the ascending node (J2000.0)

long_asclong_asc

deg
ωargument of perihelion (J2000.0)
periastronarg_perihelarg_perihel

deg
M0mean anomaly at the epoch

mean_anomalymean_anomaly

deg
epoch


epoch (in JD) epoch (in yr.xx)

JD or ISO
νtrue anomaly






rotation periodsidereal rotation period




sidereal_rotation_periodh
periodperiod
period



d
tzero_trtime at the center of transit
tzero_tr




time at periastrontime of periastron passage





JD
time at conjunctiontime of the star-planet upper conjunction
t_conj



JD

time at center of second transit
tzero_tr_sec




λ Anglesky-projected angle between the planetary orbital spin and the stellar rotational spin
lambda_angle



deg
dynamical type




dynamical_type
Lists here (2 levels):
Small bodies sub-types









massmass




mass (kg)kg, mass Earth, mass Jupiter
polar_radius





polar_radius
polar_radius_uncertainty

km
equatorial radius




diameterequatorial_radius
equatorial_radius_uncertainty
km
mean radius





mean_radius
mean_radius_uncertainty
km
rms_deviation(radius std-dev in Planets)





km
elevation(departure from ellipsoid)




elevation_min
elevation_max
km
albedo




albedo

magnitudeFor DynastVO
mag
- to be changed?


magnitude










incidence






deg
emergence






deg
phase






deg
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  1. Completed column for Planets service + added missing lines for this service