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(6279) 1977 UO5 Asteroid

1977 UO5 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 68.32659 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 356.2951. 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 172.05820, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.1350761, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1977 UO5 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 2.39288 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1894526, it is the degree at which 1977 UO5 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1977 UO5 Facts

Absolute Magnitude12.6
Longitude Of Ascending Node 68.32659
Argument of Perihelion356.2951
Mean Anomoly172.05820
Semi-Major Axis 3.1350761
Orbital Inclination (degrees)2.39288
Orbital Eccentricity0.1894526

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