The asteroid 159 Aemilia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 159 Aemilia is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:55 (EDT) – 6 hours and 29 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 58° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:19.

Name 159 Aemilia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:13.56 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:08h43m [1]
Declination:+15°23' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:3.10 AU
Eccentricity:0.107285
Inclination:6.13°
Longitude ascending node:134.12°
Argument of perihelion:333.31°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:340.26°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.77 AU
Aphelion:3.44 AU
Orbital period:5.47 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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