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(5647) 1990 TZ Asteroid

1990 TZ 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 240.19738 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 227.8736. 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 140.19223, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.4268659, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1990 TZ orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 21.92703 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.2682007, it is the degree at which 1990 TZ orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1990 TZ Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude12.2
Longitude Of Ascending Node240.19738
Argument of Perihelion227.8736
Mean Anomoly140.19223
Semi-Major Axis 2.4268659
Orbital Inclination (degrees)21.92703
Orbital Eccentricity0.2682007
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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