The asteroid 122 Gerda

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From Ashburn (click to change), 122 Gerda is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:56 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:39, 53° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:39, when it sinks to 25° above your western horizon.

Name 122 Gerda
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Brightness (V):Mag 13.2
Right Ascension:00h30m
Declination:+02°21'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:3.23 AU
Eccentricity:0.032133
Inclination:1.64°
Longitude ascending node:178.14°
Argument of perihelion:321.67°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:231.64°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:3.12 AU
Aphelion:3.33 AU
Orbital period:5.79 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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