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(11850) 1988 EY1 Asteroid

1988 EY1 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 13.6 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 9.25809 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 136.0847. 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 47.73766, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.6915396, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1988 EY1 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 12.74984 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0966113, it is the degree at which 1988 EY1 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1988 EY1 Facts

Absolute Magnitude13.6
Longitude Of Ascending Node 9.25809
Argument of Perihelion136.0847
Mean Anomoly 47.73766
Semi-Major Axis 2.6915396
Orbital Inclination (degrees)12.74984
Orbital Eccentricity0.0966113

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