The asteroid 16 Psyche

Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Fairfield , 16 Psyche will become visible around 17:40 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 22:23.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
Name 16 Psyche
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:11.03 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.90 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.20 [1]
Right ascension:21h16m [1]
Declination:-16°18' [1]
Distance:2.57 AU
21.36 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.92 AU
Eccentricity:0.133568
Inclination:3.10°
Longitude ascending node:150.05°
Argument of perihelion:228.82°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:288.34°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.53 AU
Aphelion:3.31 AU
Orbital period:5.00 years
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
Printable finder charts

Fairfield

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

Color scheme