The asteroid 113 Amalthea

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From Ashburn (click to change), 113 Amalthea is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:46 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:12, 32° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:26, when it sinks to 25° above your south-western horizon.

Name 113 Amalthea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:12.05 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:16h53m [1]
Declination:-18°19' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.38 AU
Eccentricity:0.087039
Inclination:5.04°
Longitude ascending node:123.45°
Argument of perihelion:78.88°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:55.09°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.17 AU
Aphelion:2.58 AU
Orbital period:3.66 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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