The asteroid 196 Philomela

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From Ashburn (click to change), 196 Philomela is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 24° from it.

Name 196 Philomela
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Brightness (V):Mag 12.5
Right Ascension:17h25m
Declination:-24°54'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:3.11 AU
Eccentricity:0.016190
Inclination:7.26°
Longitude ascending node:72.32°
Argument of perihelion:198.40°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:345.48°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:3.06 AU
Aphelion:3.16 AU
Orbital period:5.49 years

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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