20 Massalia (Asteroid)

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From Fairfield , 20 Massalia is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 15° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 20 Massalia
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Computed for:20 May 2024
Right ascension:23h41m [1]
Declination:-01°29' [1]
Magnitude:11.91 (V) [1]
Distance:2.87 AU
23.85 lightmin [1]
Angular motion (speed):11.94 arcmin/day[1]
Angular motion (pos ang):247.3°
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Longitude ascending node:205.98°
Argument of perihelion:257.48°
Epoch of elements:31 March 2024
Mean Anomaly at epoch:231.52°
Absolute mag (H):6.54 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.06 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.74 years
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

29 Sep 2024  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
21 Mar 2026  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
07 Nov 2028  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
26 Apr 2030  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
26 Dec 2032  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
04 Sep 2035  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
14 Feb 2037  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
07 Oct 2039  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
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