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(10309) 1990 QC6 Asteroid

1990 QC6 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 14.8 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 92.34897 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 316.9821. 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 333.72301, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.3279953, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1990 QC6 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 0.68456 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1851989, it is the degree at which 1990 QC6 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1990 QC6 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude14.8
Longitude Of Ascending Node 92.34897
Argument of Perihelion316.9821
Mean Anomoly333.72301
Semi-Major Axis 2.3279953
Orbital Inclination (degrees)0.68456
Orbital Eccentricity0.1851989
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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