The asteroid 20 Massalia

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From Fairfield , 20 Massalia is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 4° from it.

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Name 20 Massalia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Aries
Magnitude:11.10 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):6.55 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:02h10m [1]
Declination:+13°02' [1]
Distance:3.23 AU
26.90 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Eccentricity:0.142824
Inclination:0.71°
Longitude ascending node:205.99°
Argument of perihelion:257.56°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:301.39°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.06 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.74 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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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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