The asteroid 8 Flora

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From Ashburn , 8 Flora is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:57 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:52, 54° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:13, when it sinks below 22° above your western horizon.

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Name 8 Flora
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Magnitude:8.74 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.51 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:02h18m [1]
Declination:+03°28' [1]
Distance:0.97 AU
8.09 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.20 AU
Longitude ascending node:110.88°
Argument of perihelion:285.48°
Epoch of elements:08 September 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:345.47°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.86 AU
Aphelion:2.54 AU
Orbital period:3.27 years
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

01 Nov 2020  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
27 Aug 2023  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
12 Mar 2025  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
10 Jul 2026  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
06 Feb 2028  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
04 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
21 Dec 2030  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
16 Oct 2033  –  Asteroid 8 Flora at opposition
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