The asteroid 16 Psyche

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From Ashburn , 16 Psyche is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 17° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 16 Psyche
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:12.03 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.05 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:09h46m [1]
Declination:+12°40' [1]
Distance:3.85 AU
32.00 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.92 AU
Eccentricity:0.133795
Inclination:3.10°
Longitude ascending node:150.03°
Argument of perihelion:229.12°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:66.12°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.53 AU
Aphelion:3.32 AU
Orbital period:5.00 years
Visibility from Ashburn

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