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(725) Amanda Asteroid

Amanda 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 11.81 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 68.68428 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 323.4096. 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 18.92104, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.5725919, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Amanda orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 3.79037 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.2214335, it is the degree at which Amanda orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Amanda Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude11.81
Longitude Of Ascending Node 68.68428
Argument of Perihelion323.4096
Mean Anomoly 18.92104
Semi-Major Axis 2.5725919
Orbital Inclination (degrees)3.79037
Orbital Eccentricity0.2214335
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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