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(5467) 1988 AG Asteroid

1988 AG 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 12.9 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 339.02514 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 141.4553. 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 225.57190, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.8075254, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1988 AG orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 8.75502 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1691540, it is the degree at which 1988 AG orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1988 AG Facts

Absolute Magnitude12.9
Longitude Of Ascending Node339.02514
Argument of Perihelion141.4553
Mean Anomoly225.57190
Semi-Major Axis 2.8075254
Orbital Inclination (degrees)8.75502
Orbital Eccentricity0.1691540

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