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(129) Antigone Asteroid

Antigone 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 7.07 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 135.67830 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 111.2425. 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 299.92394, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.8685885, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Antigone orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 12.26563 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.2120347, it is the degree at which Antigone orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Antigone Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude7.07
Longitude Of Ascending Node135.67830
Argument of Perihelion111.2425
Mean Anomoly299.92394
Semi-Major Axis 2.8685885
Orbital Inclination12.26563
Orbital Eccentricity0.2120347
Sourcehttps://minorplanetcenter.net/


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