The asteroid 18 Melpomene

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From Seattle , 18 Melpomene is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 6° below the horizon at dawn.

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Name 18 Melpomene
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:10.88 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.50 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:05h13m [1]
Declination:+16°02' [1]
Distance:2.76 AU
22.96 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.30 AU
Eccentricity:0.217467
Inclination:10.13°
Longitude ascending node:150.37°
Argument of perihelion:228.07°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:352.13°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.80 AU
Aphelion:2.79 AU
Orbital period:3.48 years
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