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 2° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 16 Psyche
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:11.38 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.00 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:02h40m [1]
Declination:+13°30' [1]
Distance:3.34 AU
27.75 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.92 AU
Eccentricity:0.133479
Inclination:3.10°
Longitude ascending node:150.04°
Argument of perihelion:229.02°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:347.33°
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
08 Aug 2029  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
09 Dec 2030  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
08 Aug 2034  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
10 Dec 2035  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
09 Aug 2039  –  Asteroid 16 Psyche at opposition
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