The asteroid 1278 Kenya

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From Fairfield , 1278 Kenya will become visible around 18:42 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 28° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 45 minutes after the Sun at 21:20.

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Name 1278 Kenya
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cetus
Magnitude:15.48 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):10.80 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:01h28m [1]
Declination:+02°16' [1]
Distance:2.62 AU
21.76 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.40 AU
Eccentricity:0.262806
Inclination:10.86°
Longitude ascending node:90.29°
Argument of perihelion:238.50°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:44.83°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.77 AU
Aphelion:3.04 AU
Orbital period:3.73 years

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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