The asteroid 172 Baucis

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From Ashburn (click to change), 172 Baucis is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 19:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 36° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:38, 61° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:21, when it sinks to 21° above your western horizon.

Name 172 Baucis
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Pegasus
Magnitude:11.79 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:23h38m [1]
Declination:+10°10' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.38 AU
Eccentricity:0.113903
Inclination:10.02°
Longitude ascending node:331.93°
Argument of perihelion:359.62°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:2.96°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.11 AU
Aphelion:2.65 AU
Orbital period:3.67 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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