The asteroid 2 Pallas

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From Cambridge , 2 Pallas is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 23:56, when it rises 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:04, 49° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:31, 45° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 2 Pallas
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:8.41 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:14h08m [1]
Declination:+01°26' [1]
Distance:1.79 AU
14.92 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):38.71
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.77 AU
Eccentricity:0.230371
Inclination:34.84°
Longitude ascending node:173.08°
Argument of perihelion:310.03°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:38.36°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.13 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.62 years
Events
06 Apr 2019  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
16 Jan 2023  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
13 Mar 2028  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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42.38°N
71.11°W
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