20 Massalia (Asteroid)

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From San Diego , 20 Massalia is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 7° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name 20 Massalia
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:11.74 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.58 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:11h57m [1]
Declination:+00°12' [1]
Distance:3.08 AU
25.61 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Eccentricity:0.143064
Inclination:0.71°
Longitude ascending node:205.97°
Argument of perihelion:257.56°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:20.51°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.06 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.74 years
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All times shown in San Diego local time.

Events
29 Sep 2024  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
21 Mar 2026  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
07 Nov 2028  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
25 Apr 2030  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
25 Dec 2032  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
03 Sep 2035  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
13 Feb 2037  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
06 Oct 2039  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
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