The asteroid 10 Hygiea

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From Cambridge , 10 Hygiea is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 62° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:19, 69° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:41, when it sinks below 21° above your western horizon.

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Name 10 Hygiea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:11.35 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.50 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:03h36m [1]
Declination:+21°50' [1]
Distance:2.91 AU
24.24 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:3.14 AU
Eccentricity:0.112268
Inclination:3.83°
Longitude ascending node:283.20°
Argument of perihelion:312.38°
Epoch of elements:13 November 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:187.51°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.79 AU
Aphelion:3.49 AU
Orbital period:5.57 years
Events
29 Apr 2022  –  Asteroid 10 Hygiea at opposition
11 Aug 2023  –  Asteroid 10 Hygiea at opposition
04 Mar 2027  –  Asteroid 10 Hygiea at opposition
15 Jun 2028  –  Asteroid 10 Hygiea at opposition
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42.38°N
71.11°W
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