The asteroid 2 Pallas

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From Ashburn (click to change), 2 Pallas is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 19° from it.

Name 2 Pallas
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Canis Minor
Magnitude:8.84 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:08h10m [1]
Declination:+01°45' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.77 AU
Eccentricity:0.230427
Inclination:34.84°
Longitude ascending node:173.08°
Argument of perihelion:310.02°
Epoch of elements:30 June 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:355.66°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.13 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.62 years
Events
06 Apr 2019, 12:48 EDT  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
16 Jan 2023, 16:35 EST  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
13 Mar 2028, 17:35 EDT  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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