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(7080) 1986 RS1 Asteroid

1986 RS1 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 14.7 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 163.44497 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 176.3904. 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 192.50963, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.2716741, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1986 RS1 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 5.98329 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1989842, it is the degree at which 1986 RS1 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1986 RS1 Facts

Absolute Magnitude14.7
Longitude Of Ascending Node163.44497
Argument of Perihelion176.3904
Mean Anomoly192.50963
Semi-Major Axis 2.2716741
Orbital Inclination (degrees)5.98329
Orbital Eccentricity0.1989842

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