2 Pallas (Asteroid)

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From San Diego , 2 Pallas is visible between 22:28 and 01:25. It will become accessible at around 22:28, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:57, 25° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:25 when it sinks below 21° above your southern horizon.

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Name 2 Pallas
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Computed for:01 January 2023
Right ascension:06h55m [1]
Declination:-31°59' [1]
Constellation:Canis Major
Magnitude:7.65 (V) [1]
Distance:1.44 AU
12.01 lightmin [1]
Angular motion (speed):11.95 arcmin/day[1]
Angular motion (pos ang):259.1°
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 San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

15 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
27 Jun 2029  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
31 Aug 2030  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
15 Nov 2031  –  Asteroid 2 Pallas at opposition
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