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(12205) 1981 EZ26 Asteroid

1981 EZ26 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 15.1 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 260.24003 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 272.355. 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 189.75573, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.5228252, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1981 EZ26 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 1.45196 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0765151, it is the degree at which 1981 EZ26 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1981 EZ26 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude15.1
Longitude Of Ascending Node260.24003
Argument of Perihelion272.355
Mean Anomoly189.75573
Semi-Major Axis 2.5228252
Orbital Inclination1.45196
Orbital Eccentricity0.0765151
Sourcehttps://minorplanetcenter.net/


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