The asteroid 131 Vala

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From Cambridge , 131 Vala is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 02:17, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:11, 23° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:01, 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name 131 Vala
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:13.32 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):9.99 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:17h53m [1]
Declination:-24°30' [1]
Distance:1.38 AU
11.51 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.43 AU
Eccentricity:0.067219
Inclination:4.96°
Longitude ascending node:65.65°
Argument of perihelion:160.77°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:10.94°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.27 AU
Aphelion:2.59 AU
Orbital period:3.79 years
Visibility from Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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