16 Psyche (Asteroid)

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From Cambridge , 16 Psyche is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 0° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name 16 Psyche
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:12.37 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.07 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:11h59m [1]
Declination:+01°46' [1]
Distance:4.11 AU
34.15 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.92 AU
Eccentricity:0.133927
Inclination:3.10°
Longitude ascending node:150.03°
Argument of perihelion:229.22°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:125.13°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.53 AU
Aphelion:3.32 AU
Orbital period:5.00 years
Visibility from Cambridge

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Events
06 Aug 2024  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
07 Dec 2025  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
06 Aug 2029  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
07 Dec 2030  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
06 Aug 2034  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
08 Dec 2035  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
06 Aug 2039  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
07 Dec 2040  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
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