The asteroid 20 Massalia

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From Cambridge , 20 Massalia will become visible around 17:52 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 33° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 21:12.

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Name 20 Massalia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:11.64 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.51 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:23h29m [1]
Declination:-03°07' [1]
Distance:2.84 AU
23.62 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Eccentricity:0.142780
Inclination:0.71°
Longitude ascending node:205.99°
Argument of perihelion:257.54°
Epoch of elements:17 December 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:275.03°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.06 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.74 years
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

Events
05 Feb 2022  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
30 Sep 2024  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
21 Mar 2026  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
08 Nov 2028  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
26 Apr 2030  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
26 Dec 2032  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
26 May 2034  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
05 Sep 2035  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
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42.38°N
71.11°W
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