The asteroid 20 Massalia

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From Ashburn (click to change), 20 Massalia is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:53 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 71° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 19:28, 73° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:32, when it sinks to 25° above your western horizon.

Name 20 Massalia
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Taurus
Brightness (V):Mag 10.0
Right Ascension:05h25m
Declination:+22°14'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.41 AU
Eccentricity:0.142365
Inclination:0.71°
Longitude ascending node:206.10°
Argument of perihelion:256.57°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:319.73°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.07 AU
Aphelion:2.75 AU
Orbital period:3.74 years
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The path traced across the sky by 20 Massalia

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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