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(7975) 1974 FD Asteroid

1974 FD 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 12.6 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 355.83499 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 275.1032. 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 167.89275, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.0007303, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1974 FD orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 10.22019 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0674284, it is the degree at which 1974 FD orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1974 FD Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude12.6
Longitude Of Ascending Node355.83499
Argument of Perihelion275.1032
Mean Anomoly167.89275
Semi-Major Axis 3.0007303
Orbital Inclination10.22019
Orbital Eccentricity0.0674284
Sourcehttps://minorplanetcenter.net/


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