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(1567) Alikoski Asteroid

Alikoski 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 9.47 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 51.45402 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 110.8241. 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 237.87395, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.2119608, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Alikoski orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 17.27811 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0829950, it is the degree at which Alikoski orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Alikoski Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude9.47
Longitude Of Ascending Node 51.45402
Argument of Perihelion110.8241
Mean Anomoly237.87395
Semi-Major Axis 3.2119608
Orbital Inclination (degrees)17.27811
Orbital Eccentricity0.0829950
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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