The asteroid 189 Phthia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 189 Phthia is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 32° 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 03:07, when it sinks to 24° above your western horizon.

Name 189 Phthia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Brightness (V):Mag 12.9
Right Ascension:08h40m
Declination:+10°34'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.45 AU
Eccentricity:0.037051
Inclination:5.18°
Longitude ascending node:203.42°
Argument of perihelion:167.71°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:80.07°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.36 AU
Aphelion:2.54 AU
Orbital period:3.84 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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