The asteroid 2 Pallas

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From Seattle , 2 Pallas is visible all night. It will become visible around 22:56 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 49° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:36, 64° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 03:32, 55° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 2 Pallas
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Magnitude:9.63 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):4.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:19h13m [1]
Declination:+21°49' [1]
Distance:2.57 AU
21.40 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.77 AU
Longitude ascending node:173.05°
Argument of perihelion:310.16°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:123.67°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.14 AU
Aphelion:3.41 AU
Orbital period:4.62 years
15 Jul 2020  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
11 Sep 2021  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
16 Jan 2023  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
17 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
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