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(6545) 1986 TR6 Asteroid

1986 TR6 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 10.1 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 278.00891 degrees. It is the angle between the Reference Direction and the Ascending Node. It is normally represented by the greek letter Ω. The ascending node is the point in which the object passes north. The descending node is the southern.The Argument of Perihelion is 148.4213. 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 275.08552, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 5.1493406, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1986 TR6 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 11.9863 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0506237, it is the degree at which 1986 TR6 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1986 TR6 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Asteroid TypeJupiter Trojan
Absolute Magnitude10.1
Longitude Of Ascending Node278.00891
Argument of Perihelion148.4213
Mean Anomoly275.08552
Semi-Major Axis 5.1493406
Orbital Inclination (degrees)11.9863
Orbital Eccentricity0.0506237
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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