The asteroid 1278 Kenya

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From Cambridge , 1278 Kenya is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 12° above the horizon.

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Name 1278 Kenya
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Microscopium
Magnitude:12.98 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):10.80 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:21h24m [1]
Declination:-35°23' [1]
Distance:0.92 AU
7.66 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Eccentricity:0.262978
Inclination:10.86°
Longitude ascending node:90.29°
Argument of perihelion:238.47°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:325.57°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.77 AU
Aphelion:3.04 AU
Orbital period:3.73 years

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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