The asteroid 117 Lomia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 117 Lomia is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:18 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 38° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:54, 86° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:01, when it sinks to 24° above your north-western horizon.

Name 117 Lomia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Auriga
Brightness (V):Mag 12.5
Right Ascension:06h38m
Declination:+42°51'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.99 AU
Eccentricity:0.027864
Inclination:14.90°
Longitude ascending node:348.78°
Argument of perihelion:52.09°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:34.01°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.91 AU
Aphelion:3.07 AU
Orbital period:5.17 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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