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(8593) Angustirostris Asteroid

Angustirostris 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 12.3 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 5.87052 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 140.0724. 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 326.38074, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 3.0984665, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Angustirostris orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 12.61388 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1135613, it is the degree at which Angustirostris orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Angustirostris Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude12.3
Longitude Of Ascending Node 5.87052
Argument of Perihelion140.0724
Mean Anomoly326.38074
Semi-Major Axis 3.0984665
Orbital Inclination (degrees)12.61388
Orbital Eccentricity0.1135613
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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