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(5023) Agapenor Asteroid

Agapenor 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 10.4 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 308.33236 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 84.94611. 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 277.10977, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 5.1711174, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Agapenor orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 11.78636 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0526596, it is the degree at which Agapenor orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Agapenor Facts


TypeAsteroid
Asteroid TypeJupiter Trojan
Absolute Magnitude10.4
Longitude Of Ascending Node308.33236
Argument of Perihelion84.94611
Mean Anomoly277.10977
Semi-Major Axis 5.1711174
Orbital Inclination (degrees)11.78636
Orbital Eccentricity0.0526596
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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