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(12110) 1998 KL56 Asteroid

1998 KL56 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 14.3 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 290.48389 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 261.3739. 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 76.63442, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.2422135, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which 1998 KL56 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 1.43583 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1078582, it is the degree at which 1998 KL56 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

1998 KL56 Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude14.3
Longitude Of Ascending Node290.48389
Argument of Perihelion261.3739
Mean Anomoly 76.63442
Semi-Major Axis 2.2422135
Orbital Inclination1.43583
Orbital Eccentricity0.1078582
Sourcehttps://minorplanetcenter.net/


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