The asteroid 124 Alkeste

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From Ashburn (click to change), 124 Alkeste is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:00 (EDT) – 7 hours and 52 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 70° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:48.

Name 124 Alkeste
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:13.29 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:05h00m [1]
Declination:+20°13' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.63 AU
Eccentricity:0.075469
Inclination:2.96°
Longitude ascending node:187.99°
Argument of perihelion:61.74°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:145.18°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.43 AU
Aphelion:2.83 AU
Orbital period:4.27 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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