The asteroid 17 Thetis

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From Ashburn (click to change), 17 Thetis is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:20 (EDT) – 4 hours and 5 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 33° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:20.

Name 17 Thetis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:13.19 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:10h50m [1]
Declination:+08°54' [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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