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(10624) 1997 YR13 Asteroid

1997 YR13 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 209.61394 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 176.8864. 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 338.55940, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.2025002, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1997 YR13 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 0.13039 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1390660, it is the degree at which 1997 YR13 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1997 YR13 Facts

Absolute Magnitude13
Longitude Of Ascending Node209.61394
Argument of Perihelion176.8864
Mean Anomoly338.55940
Semi-Major Axis 3.2025002
Orbital Inclination (degrees)0.13039
Orbital Eccentricity0.1390660

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