The asteroid 20 Massalia

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From Ashburn , 20 Massalia is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:09 (EST) – 5 hours and 44 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 30° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:49.

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Name 20 Massalia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:11.29 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:16h00m [1]
Declination:-20°26' [1]
Distance:2.31 AU
19.22 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):41.05
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Eccentricity:0.142142
Inclination:0.71°
Longitude ascending node:206.11°
Argument of perihelion:256.67°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:91.45°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.07 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.74 years
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Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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