The asteroid 201 Penelope

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From Fairfield , 201 Penelope will become visible around 20:07 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 00:44.

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Name 201 Penelope
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:12.48 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):8.43 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.24 [1]
Right ascension:18h37m [1]
Declination:-19°07' [1]
Distance:1.77 AU
14.71 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.68 AU
Eccentricity:0.179754
Inclination:5.75°
Longitude ascending node:156.95°
Argument of perihelion:180.61°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:304.52°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.20 AU
Aphelion:3.16 AU
Orbital period:4.39 years

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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