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(6123) Aristoteles Asteroid

Aristoteles 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 13.4 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 172.85315 degrees. The Argument of Perihelion is 182.568. 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 323.89809, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.3302059, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Aristoteles orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 9.49557 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0628145, it is the degree at which Aristoteles orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Aristoteles Facts


TypeAsteroid
Absolute Magnitude13.4
Longitude Of Ascending Node172.85315
Argument of Perihelion182.568
Mean Anomoly323.89809
Semi-Major Axis 2.3302059
Orbital Inclination (degrees)9.49557
Orbital Eccentricity0.0628145
Source(s)https://minorplanetcenter.net/


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