The asteroid 20 Massalia

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From Fairfield , 20 Massalia is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:09 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 41° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:04.

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Name 20 Massalia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Magnitude:11.09 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.50 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:22h56m [1]
Declination:-05°49' [1]
Distance:1.99 AU
16.53 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Longitude ascending node:206.05°
Argument of perihelion:257.20°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:196.24°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.07 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.74 years
29 Aug 2020  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
05 Feb 2022  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
29 Sep 2024  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
20 Mar 2026  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
07 Nov 2028  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
25 Apr 2030  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
24 Dec 2032  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
24 May 2034  –  Asteroid 20 Massalia at opposition
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