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(7286) 1990 QZ4 Asteroid

1990 QZ4 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 12.2 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 137.64151 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 238.604. 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 31.99143, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.1305764, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1990 QZ4 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 15.15329 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.2071907, it is the degree at which 1990 QZ4 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1990 QZ4 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude12.2
Longitude Of Ascending Node137.64151
Argument of Perihelion238.604
Mean Anomoly 31.99143
Semi-Major Axis 3.1305764
Orbital Inclination (degrees)15.15329
Orbital Eccentricity0.2071907
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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