2 Pallas (Asteroid)

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From Cambridge , 2 Pallas is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:07 (EST) – 3 hours and 53 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 27° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:47.

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Name 2 Pallas
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Computed for:10 December 2023
Right ascension:14h44m [1]
Declination:+00°26' [1]
Magnitude:9.54 (V) [1]
Distance:3.23 AU
26.83 lightmin [1]
Angular motion (speed):10.88 arcmin/day[1]
Angular motion (pos ang):259.8°
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.77 AU
Longitude ascending node:172.92°
Argument of perihelion:310.87°
Epoch of elements:13 September 2023
Mean Anomaly at epoch:40.60°
Absolute mag (H):4.12 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.13 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.61 years
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

17 May 2024  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
10 Aug 2025  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
04 Oct 2026  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
13 Mar 2028  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
27 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
31 Aug 2030  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
15 Nov 2031  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
22 Apr 2033  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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