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(7926) 1986 RD5 Asteroid

1986 RD5 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 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 348.38109 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 2.33303. 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 12.26073, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.0727351, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1986 RD5 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 3.59376 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1210863, it is the degree at which 1986 RD5 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1986 RD5 Facts

Absolute Magnitude13
Longitude Of Ascending Node348.38109
Argument of Perihelion2.33303
Mean Anomoly 12.26073
Semi-Major Axis 3.0727351
Orbital Inclination (degrees)3.59376
Orbital Eccentricity0.1210863

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