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(11951) 1994 AJ3 Asteroid

1994 AJ3 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 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 161.27209 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 312.4899. 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 50.39368, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.9614332, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1994 AJ3 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 4.42883 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1349307, it is the degree at which 1994 AJ3 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1994 AJ3 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Asteroid TypeHilda
Absolute Magnitude13
Longitude Of Ascending Node161.27209
Argument of Perihelion312.4899
Mean Anomoly 50.39368
Semi-Major Axis 3.9614332
Orbital Inclination (degrees)4.42883
Orbital Eccentricity0.1349307
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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