The asteroid 154 Bertha

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From Ashburn (click to change), 154 Bertha is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 31° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:59, 64° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:39, when it sinks to 25° above your western horizon.

Name 154 Bertha
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Brightness (V):Mag 12.8
Right Ascension:01h58m
Declination:+13°57'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:3.20 AU
Eccentricity:0.077146
Inclination:20.97°
Longitude ascending node:36.74°
Argument of perihelion:159.92°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:193.79°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.95 AU
Aphelion:3.44 AU
Orbital period:5.72 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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