The asteroid 124 Alkeste

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From Ashburn (click to change), 124 Alkeste is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 40° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 18:10, 40° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 21:11, when it sinks to 25° above your south-western horizon.

Name 124 Alkeste
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Brightness (V):Mag 13.2
Right Ascension:22h09m
Declination:-10°29'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.63 AU
Eccentricity:0.075448
Inclination:2.96°
Longitude ascending node:187.99°
Argument of perihelion:61.58°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:76.05°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.43 AU
Aphelion:2.83 AU
Orbital period:4.27 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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