The asteroid 20 Massalia

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From Ashburn , 20 Massalia will become visible around 21:01 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 49 minutes after the Sun at 23:42.

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Name 20 Massalia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Libra
Magnitude:11.64 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.50 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.25 [1]
Right ascension:15h41m [1]
Declination:-19°01' [1]
Distance:2.56 AU
21.27 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Eccentricity:0.142067
Inclination:0.71°
Longitude ascending node:206.11°
Argument of perihelion:256.77°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:117.70°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.07 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.74 years
Events
29 Aug 2020  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
05 Feb 2022  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
30 Sep 2024  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
21 Mar 2026  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
07 Nov 2028  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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