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(8565) 1995 WB6 Asteroid

1995 WB6 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 188.97311 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 128.1429. 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 93.97635, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.7913822, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1995 WB6 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 8.56846 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1462263, it is the degree at which 1995 WB6 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1995 WB6 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude13.1
Longitude Of Ascending Node188.97311
Argument of Perihelion128.1429
Mean Anomoly 93.97635
Semi-Major Axis 2.7913822
Orbital Inclination (degrees)8.56846
Orbital Eccentricity0.1462263
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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