The asteroid 212 Medea

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From Cambridge , 212 Medea is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 22:29, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:08, 42° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:36, 31° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 212 Medea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Magnitude:12.83 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):8.30 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:22h47m [1]
Declination:-05°12' [1]
Distance:2.09 AU
17.36 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:3.12 AU
Longitude ascending node:312.92°
Argument of perihelion:104.57°
Epoch of elements:31 May 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:275.15°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.80 AU
Aphelion:3.44 AU
Orbital period:5.50 years
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.




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