The asteroid 113 Amalthea

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From Ashburn (click to change), 113 Amalthea will become visible at around 19:23 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 52 minutes after the Sun at 22:10.

Name 113 Amalthea
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:13.53 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:18h22m [1]
Declination:-22°52' [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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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