The asteroid 106 Dione

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From Ashburn , 106 Dione is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:00 (EST) – 4 hours and 53 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 27° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:49.

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Name 106 Dione
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:13.90 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:16h46m [1]
Declination:-21°58' [1]
Distance:3.68 AU
30.64 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):42.64
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:3.18 AU
Eccentricity:0.163145
Inclination:4.60°
Longitude ascending node:62.16°
Argument of perihelion:330.15°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:207.70°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.66 AU
Aphelion:3.70 AU
Orbital period:5.68 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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