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(7878) 1992 DZ Asteroid

1992 DZ 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 13.1 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 141.15457 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 17.58934. 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 147.98447, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.6201717, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1992 DZ orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 14.41646 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0987817, it is the degree at which 1992 DZ orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1992 DZ Facts

Absolute Magnitude13.1
Longitude Of Ascending Node141.15457
Argument of Perihelion17.58934
Mean Anomoly147.98447
Semi-Major Axis 2.6201717
Orbital Inclination (degrees)14.41646
Orbital Eccentricity0.0987817

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