The asteroid 113 Amalthea

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From Ashburn (click to change), 113 Amalthea is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:01 (EST) – 4 hours and 24 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 29° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:16.

Name 113 Amalthea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Libra
Brightness (V):Mag 13.3
Right Ascension:15h46m
Declination:-15°28'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.38 AU
Eccentricity:0.086869
Inclination:5.04°
Longitude ascending node:123.48°
Argument of perihelion:79.12°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:334.14°
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
EST

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