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(11488) 1988 RM11 Asteroid

1988 RM11 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 11.4 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 140.66558 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 236.5237. 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 195.75251, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 5.1698740, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1988 RM11 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 3.35081 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0349574, it is the degree at which 1988 RM11 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1988 RM11 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Asteroid TypeJupiter Trojan
Absolute Magnitude11.4
Longitude Of Ascending Node140.66558
Argument of Perihelion236.5237
Mean Anomoly195.75251
Semi-Major Axis 5.1698740
Orbital Inclination (degrees)3.35081
Orbital Eccentricity0.0349574
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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