The asteroid 5 Astraea

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From Cambridge , 5 Astraea is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 23:28, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:25, 62° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:25, 59° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 5 Astraea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:10.78 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.85 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:08h18m [1]
Declination:+14°33' [1]
Distance:1.64 AU
13.64 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.191095
Inclination:5.37°
Longitude ascending node:141.58°
Argument of perihelion:358.69°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:282.37°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.08 AU
Aphelion:3.07 AU
Orbital period:4.13 years
Events
21 Jan 2020  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
28 Dec 2023  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
08 Dec 2027  –  Asteroid 5 Astraea at opposition
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42.38°N
71.11°W
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