The asteroid 488 Kreusa

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From Cambridge , 488 Kreusa is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:03 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 43° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:38, 73° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:15, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

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Name 488 Kreusa
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Leo Minor
Magnitude:11.87 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:10h51m [1]
Declination:+26°01' [1]
Distance:1.77 AU
14.68 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):42.21
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:3.17 AU
Longitude ascending node:84.22°
Argument of perihelion:71.54°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:354.72°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.67 AU
Aphelion:3.67 AU
Orbital period:5.64 years




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