2 Pallas (Asteroid)

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From San Diego , 2 Pallas is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:56 (PDT) – 3 hours and 9 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 24° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:01.

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Name 2 Pallas
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Constellation:Orion
Magnitude:9.36 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):4.24 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:05h11m [1]
Declination:-04°28' [1]
Distance:2.69 AU
22.33 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.77 AU
Eccentricity:0.229993
Inclination:34.93°
Longitude ascending node:172.92°
Argument of perihelion:310.70°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:272.48°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.13 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.61 years
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

Events
15 Jan 2023  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
16 May 2024  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
09 Aug 2025  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
04 Oct 2026  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
13 Mar 2028  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
26 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
30 Aug 2030  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
14 Nov 2031  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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117.16°W
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