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(819) Barnardiana Asteroid

Barnardiana 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 11.9 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 333.12830 degrees. It is the angle between the Reference Direction and the Ascending Node. It is normally represented by the greek letter Ω. The ascending node is the point in which the object passes north. The descending node is the southern.The Argument of Perihelion is 306.344. 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 125.62827, is the angular distance of the planet from the perihelion or aphelion. Ref:Dictionary.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 2.1978026, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Barnardiana orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 4.89563 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1417234, it is the degree at which Barnardiana orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Barnardiana Facts

Absolute Magnitude11.9
Longitude Of Ascending Node333.12830
Argument of Perihelion306.344
Mean Anomoly125.62827
Semi-Major Axis 2.1978026
Orbital Inclination (degrees)4.89563
Orbital Eccentricity0.1417234

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