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(4035) 1986 WD Asteroid

1986 WD 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 9.6 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 233.72406 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 197.4258. 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 245.89342, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 5.2837317, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1986 WD orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 12.12896 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0563540, it is the degree at which 1986 WD orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1986 WD Facts


TypeAsteroid
Asteroid TypeJupiter Trojan
Absolute Magnitude9.6
Longitude Of Ascending Node233.72406
Argument of Perihelion197.4258
Mean Anomoly245.89342
Semi-Major Axis 5.2837317
Orbital Inclination (degrees)12.12896
Orbital Eccentricity0.0563540
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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