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(2594) Acamas Asteroid

Acamas 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 11.8 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 356.69180 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 279.4678. 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 276.49498, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 5.0593731, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Acamas orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 5.53547 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0854165, it is the degree at which Acamas orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Acamas Facts


TypeAsteroid
Asteroid TypeJupiter Trojan
Absolute Magnitude11.8
Longitude Of Ascending Node356.69180
Argument of Perihelion279.4678
Mean Anomoly276.49498
Semi-Major Axis 5.0593731
Orbital Inclination5.53547
Orbital Eccentricity0.0854165
Sourcehttps://minorplanetcenter.net/


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