The asteroid 16 Psyche

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From Ashburn (click to change), 16 Psyche is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 24° from it.

Name 16 Psyche
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Brightness (V):Mag 12.1
Right Ascension:13h54m
Declination:-09°40'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.93 AU
Eccentricity:0.134858
Inclination:3.10°
Longitude ascending node:150.26°
Argument of perihelion:227.55°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:171.50°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.53 AU
Aphelion:3.32 AU
Orbital period:5.00 years
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The path traced across the sky by 16 Psyche

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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