The asteroid 2 Pallas

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From Fairfield , 2 Pallas is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 20° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name 2 Pallas
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Serpens Caput
Magnitude:10.11 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):4.13 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.11 [1]
Right ascension:15h47m [1]
Declination:+06°21' [1]
Distance:3.76 AU
31.30 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.77 AU
Eccentricity:0.230337
Inclination:34.84°
Longitude ascending node:173.08°
Argument of perihelion:310.05°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:59.70°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.13 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.62 years
Events
17 Jan 2023  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
14 Mar 2028  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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41.14°N
73.26°W
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