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(6431) 1967 UT Asteroid

1967 UT is an asteroid, a large rock that orbits the Sun mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. They tend to be an irregular shaped but Ceres asteroid is known to be spherical in shape but because it doesn't clear its path round the Sun, it is only a dwarf planet.

The absolute magnitude of the object is 13.4 which is the brightness of the object. A higher absolute magnitude means that the object is faint whereas a very low number means it is very bright.

The Longitude of Ascending Node of the object is 96.75124 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 222.8553. It is the angle along the orbit of a planet or other Solar System object as measured from the ascending node (analogous to right ascension and longitude) Ref:Hawaii.

The mean anomoly is 78.28520, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.3913015, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1967 UT orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 3.44386 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0549294, it is the degree at which 1967 UT orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1967 UT Facts

Absolute Magnitude13.4
Longitude Of Ascending Node 96.75124
Argument of Perihelion222.8553
Mean Anomoly 78.28520
Semi-Major Axis 2.3913015
Orbital Inclination (degrees)3.44386
Orbital Eccentricity0.0549294

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