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(5339) 1992 CD Asteroid

1992 CD 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 12.4 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 336.40325 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 156.6299. 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 305.12076, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.1842759, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1992 CD orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 2.38605 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0754207, it is the degree at which 1992 CD orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1992 CD Facts

Absolute Magnitude12.4
Longitude Of Ascending Node336.40325
Argument of Perihelion156.6299
Mean Anomoly305.12076
Semi-Major Axis 3.1842759
Orbital Inclination (degrees)2.38605
Orbital Eccentricity0.0754207

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