The asteroid 17 Thetis

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From Ashburn (click to change), 17 Thetis is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 4° from it.

Name 17 Thetis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:12.98 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:08h12m [1]
Declination:+19°44' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.47 AU
Eccentricity:0.132882
Inclination:5.59°
Longitude ascending node:125.55°
Argument of perihelion:136.17°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:227.24°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.14 AU
Aphelion:2.80 AU
Orbital period:3.88 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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