The asteroid 17 Thetis

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From Washington , 17 Thetis is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 6° from it.

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Name 17 Thetis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:13.05 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):7.78 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:02h29m [1]
Declination:+10°29' [1]
Distance:3.70 AU
30.73 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.47 AU
Eccentricity:0.133149
Inclination:5.59°
Longitude ascending node:125.54°
Argument of perihelion:135.82°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:121.39°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.14 AU
Aphelion:2.80 AU
Orbital period:3.88 years
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37.13°N
113.51°W
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