The asteroid 201 Penelope

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From Ashburn (click to change), 201 Penelope is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 23:08, when it rises 24° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:57, 49° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:52, 33° above your south-western horizon.

Name 201 Penelope
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Brightness (V):Mag 13.3
Right Ascension:12h36m
Declination:-00°59'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Asteroid Orbital Elements Database (Bowell, E.L.G.)
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:2.68 AU
Eccentricity:0.181024
Inclination:5.76°
Longitude ascending node:157.03°
Argument of perihelion:180.80°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:169.41°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.19 AU
Aphelion:3.16 AU
Orbital period:4.38 years

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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