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(10503) 1987 SG13 Asteroid

1987 SG13 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 14.1 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 22.29612 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 28.22638. 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 154.36000, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.2210864, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1987 SG13 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 4.71895 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1146459, it is the degree at which 1987 SG13 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1987 SG13 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude14.1
Longitude Of Ascending Node 22.29612
Argument of Perihelion28.22638
Mean Anomoly154.36000
Semi-Major Axis 2.2210864
Orbital Inclination4.71895
Orbital Eccentricity0.1146459
Sourcehttps://minorplanetcenter.net/


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