The asteroid 16 Psyche

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From Ashburn , 16 Psyche is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 23:17, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:27, 69° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:27, 57° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 16 Psyche
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:10.41 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.03 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:05h29m [1]
Declination:+18°56' [1]
Distance:1.88 AU
15.67 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.92 AU
Eccentricity:0.133650
Inclination:3.10°
Longitude ascending node:150.04°
Argument of perihelion:229.06°
Epoch of elements:08 September 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:26.75°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.53 AU
Aphelion:3.31 AU
Orbital period:5.00 years
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

Events
07 Dec 2020  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
07 Aug 2024  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
08 Dec 2025  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
07 Aug 2029  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
09 Dec 2030  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
08 Aug 2034  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
09 Dec 2035  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
08 Aug 2039  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
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77.49°W
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