The asteroid 156 Xanthippe

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From Ashburn (click to change), 156 Xanthippe is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 19:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 42° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:22, 42° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 22:53, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

Name 156 Xanthippe
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aquila
Magnitude:13.86 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:20h21m [1]
Declination:-08°14' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.73 AU
Eccentricity:0.227382
Inclination:9.78°
Longitude ascending node:241.83°
Argument of perihelion:338.27°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:56.14°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.11 AU
Aphelion:3.35 AU
Orbital period:4.50 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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