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(1150) Achaia Asteroid

Achaia 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 12.6 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 206.54282 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 139.4699. 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 231.30375, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.1906532, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Achaia orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 2.39293 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.2048039, it is the degree at which Achaia orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Achaia Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude12.6
Longitude Of Ascending Node206.54282
Argument of Perihelion139.4699
Mean Anomoly231.30375
Semi-Major Axis 2.1906532
Orbital Inclination2.39293
Orbital Eccentricity0.2048039
Sourcehttps://minorplanetcenter.net/


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