The asteroid 18 Melpomene

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From Seattle , 18 Melpomene will become visible around 21:34 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 28° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 6 hours and 12 minutes after the Sun at 02:23.

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Name 18 Melpomene
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Magnitude:9.86 (V)[1]
Absolute mag (H):6.51
Slope parameter (G):0.25
Right ascension:18h07m [1]
Declination:-14°14' [1]
Distance:1.40 AU
11.68 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.30 AU
Eccentricity:0.217674
Inclination:10.13°
Longitude ascending node:150.38°
Argument of perihelion:227.95°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:267.25°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.80 AU
Aphelion:2.80 AU
Orbital period:3.48 years
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47.61°N
122.33°W
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