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(12025) 1997 AJ1 Asteroid

1997 AJ1 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 14.9 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 333.61584 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 189.9184. 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 62.66484, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.3254754, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1997 AJ1 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 3.18778 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1058261, it is the degree at which 1997 AJ1 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1997 AJ1 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude14.9
Longitude Of Ascending Node333.61584
Argument of Perihelion189.9184
Mean Anomoly 62.66484
Semi-Major Axis 2.3254754
Orbital Inclination3.18778
Orbital Eccentricity0.1058261
Sourcehttps://minorplanetcenter.net/


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