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(9406) 1994 WG2 Asteroid

1994 WG2 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 13.3 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 156.42562 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 296.7068. 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 130.67777, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.7252653, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1994 WG2 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 5.88209 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0693827, it is the degree at which 1994 WG2 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1994 WG2 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude13.3
Longitude Of Ascending Node156.42562
Argument of Perihelion296.7068
Mean Anomoly130.67777
Semi-Major Axis 2.7252653
Orbital Inclination (degrees)5.88209
Orbital Eccentricity0.0693827
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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